going to watch the space shuttle take off...

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hopefully the weather will stay nice.

ok, time for breakfast.

iPhones rule!
 

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i just hope this one does well.

NASA kindof scares me with their failures :eek:
 

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nope everything went perfect, it was real cool watching it from my apartment though.
 
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i just hope this one does well.

NASA kindof scares me with their failures :eek:
Don't forget the successes as well. I remember the first American spacewalk and the first lunar landing. Even though the first lunar landing was fraught with problems, it was still awesome. I'm still amazed that the lunar module had skin about the thickness of two layers of aluminum foil...

And think about Spirit and Opportunity, exploring Mars after three years, far beyond their expected lifetimes.
 

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Watched it on the news at school.
 

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I was walking between classes and saw it taking off. Always cool being able to see them so close up in Florida.
 

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Don't forget the successes as well. I remember the first American spacewalk and the first lunar landing. Even though the first lunar landing was fraught with problems, it was still awesome. I'm still amazed that the lunar module had skin about the thickness of two layers of aluminum foil...

And think about Spirit and Opportunity, exploring Mars after three years, far beyond their expected lifetimes.
yeah i definitely think that the advancements have overcome the casualties but still.. i'd be scared to be an astronaut.

actaully, now that im really thinking about it, i would go into space with the chance of blowing up. i mean really, any death in space coudln't be that terrible. if you blow up, that's almost instant. suffocate, that's only a few breaths..(i sound morbid o.o; )
 

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nope everything went perfect, it was real cool watching it from my apartment though.
And of course you took some pics with your iPhone of this to share with everyone right......?

:p

?!?
 

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nope everything went perfect, it was real cool watching it from my apartment though.
Not to pry, but where do you live? (you do not have to answer if you think I am crazy). I live in Rockledge and my office is in Port Canaveral. We had a pretty good view there! It is cool how the rumbling doesn't come until the Shuttle is very high since the speed of sound is so much slower. The sound actually rumbles the building.

What was also cool was that the last time the shuttle came in from CA on the back of the plane it flew right over my office when I got to work! It was very low since it was close to landing. It was awesome. I think it may have been cooler to see than the launch.
 

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And of course you took some pics with your iPhone of this to share with everyone right......?

:p

?!?
I actually wanted to take pics but everyone else from my office ran outside leaving me to actually WORK. :( But I stil saw it out my window.
 

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I actually wanted to take pics but everyone else from my office ran outside leaving me to actually WORK. :( But I stil saw it out my window.
Shame on them....:sick: