[amsat-bb] Re: About Shuttle Launch on Monday
bruninga at usna.edu
Wed May 13 08:30:41 PDT 2009
> The only launch I have seen was from one of
> the range safety aircraft. Got a great view
> of the last Challenger launch. That was enough.
Shucks. You beat me. I was gonna brag about being on a charter
Navy Flight DC-9 and the pilot saying... "Look out the left side
of the aircraft and you will see the Concord passing us at twice
the speed!"... And then a few minuets later... "Look out the
right side of the aircraft and you will see the Shuttle
We were due west of Kennedy and looking down at the launch pad
at about a 45 degree angle. What a view!
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