There’s something about shuttle launches. And there’s also something about night photography.

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The space shuttle Discovery soars into the night sky above the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Aug. 28, 2009 at 11:59 pm ET to begin a 13-day mission to the International Space Station. Credit: Robert Pearlman/

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3 responses to “Awesome!

  1. Awesome indeed.


  2. The shuttle is the only system that NASA could get past the politicians, it’s more a glamour machine designed to advance political careers than a sane launch system.


  3. it may be a ‘glamour machine’ – but oh! that is a beautiful image!! Thanks, Ken πŸ™‚


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