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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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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    What I should have been doing a few days ago (cousin sent me the vid).
    SST-123, Night Launch
    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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    Mmm, night lunch.

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    Ooooo! Light lunch.
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    Bright brunch?

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    No, Brady Bunch!
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    I had a hefty hunch.

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    Surly Cross Check, Thorn Sherpa

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    I'd like to much a bunch.
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    Eunuchs for Unix!

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    (TMI, X?)

    Ewe nixed the dew mix.
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    (TMI, X?)
    Yes, yes, I confess!

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by iamlucky13 View Post
    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

    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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    My bad.
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