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By Perot_Obama - Posted on 14 November 2008
God speed to the Shuttle Endeavour and her brave crew. I highly suggest tuning to NASA TV if its on your cable or satellite TV list, it can also be viewed
That was so cool to watch. I get so jazzed about NASA.
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For those who missed it earlier.
Astronauts put on their launch-and-entry suits and depart for Launch Pad 39A. -- Watch This
The night time launch from Kennedy Space Center of STS-126 Space Shuttle Endeavour on November 14, 2008 to the International Space Station.
I have to say this: those astronauts are a heck of a lot braver than I am. There is no way I would EVER go into space... ever. One of my husbands dreams is to go into space. I told him that he would be going without me, but that I will be happy to stay on the ground and take lots of pictures.
God speed to those brave souls. Be safe.
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Very cool! These kinds of things should be kept in the forefront of our attention, rather than shuttled to the back (heh!).
I mean, they are more important than whatever Lindsay Lohan says or whether Brittany is wearing any underclothes, etc.
My uncle used to work for a contractor as part of the crew that serviced the shuttle on the ground. Now, I always forget exactly what he did, but it's pretty cool nonetheless!
Oh, and I remember when I was in grade school, before the first shuttle launch, I got to see the Space Shuttle Enterprise fly over head of our bus piggybacked on a 747 jet. That was pretty cool
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". . . piggybacked on a 747 jet" Yes, that's pretty neat.
I should remember to turn to you before I go to Google Images or Youtube!!
I'm a fan of everything dealing with NASA and astronomy. The late Carl Sagan was one of my heros.
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