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Old 03-16-08, 06:46 PM   #1
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Night Launch

What I should have been doing a few days ago (cousin sent me the vid).
SST-123, Night Launch
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What should you have been doing? Flying off into orbit?

Outstanding video though! Almost looks like a nuclear detonation in slow motion!
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Orbit would have been nice. Should have been behind a camera and getting paid for something like that video.

About the same amount of energy in a shuttle launch and a nuke. It really sorta is a slow motion H-bomb.
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What I should have been doing a few days ago (cousin sent me the vid).
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Thank you for posting that; I think it's amazing the way the trail penetrates the cloud ceiling, all aglow...very majestic!
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Ooooo! Light lunch.
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I'd like to much a bunch.
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(TMI, X?)

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Seems like you got yourself into a mess. Would you like to borrow Jon's dress?
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No I certainly would not, in a dress I willn't look hot.
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Okay Dr. Seuss, would you like to share a mousse?
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Moose bites can be awful, so I'd rather have a waffle.
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Orbit would have been nice. Should have been behind a camera and getting paid for something like that video.

About the same amount of energy in a shuttle launch and a nuke. It really sorta is a slow motion H-bomb.
The shuttle carries about 2000 tons of fuel at launch. It's more energetic than TNT, so I guess it probably has about as much chemical stored energy as a 3-4 kiloton bomb...just a baby.

Here's NASA's high definition page. They have the launch in 1080i format:

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/hd/index.html

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Moose bites can be awful, so I'd rather have a waffle.
Waffle over pancakes? That's something I can take!
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The shuttle carries about 2000 tons of fuel at launch. It's more energetic than TNT, so I guess it probably has about as much chemical stored energy as a 3-4 kiloton bomb...just a baby.

Here's NASA's high definition page. They have the launch in 1080i format:

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You know what is whack? You just messed up our thread jack!
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I've had both in one sitting. Afterwards, my belt wasn't fitting.
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