[amsat-bb] Re: Discovery

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL vlfiscus at mcn.net
Sun Dec 10 17:18:46 PST 2006

At 02:41 PM 12/10/06 -0800, Jim Jerzycke <kq6ea at pacbell.net>wrote:
>All you guys (and gals) make me jealous! I've never
>seen a shuttle launch, except on HDNet. I've heard it
>going over numerous times on the way to Edwards, but
>never going up.
>Guess I just have to content myself with my job at Sea
>Launch! ;-)
>73, Jim  KQ6EA

I saw one once in person.  The one thing that always surprises you is how 
fast  it climbs and is out of sight.  There was high cloud cover on the 
launch I saw  and in only a few seconds it was already above the clouds.


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