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Discovery’s Last Journey

After watching numerous shuttle launches from our house, it was a bit sad to experience Discovery’s last journey to its final destination, in Washington. Sad but exciting because that was quite the trip atop of a modified Boeing 747. Inevitably, I had to document the flight over the Space Coast for the last time. CNN iReport […]

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Watching the Endeavour Launch… from the roof!

  We went to the roof to have a clear view of the Endeavour last voyage into the skies and beyond. We were following on NASA TV that everything was a go to the launch, so we decided to run upstairs just five minutes before. I drag the little girl literally from her sleep, and […]

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Go Discovery!

On the final journey of the space shuttle Discovery and its six astronauts into orbit, we decided to watch the launch from our balcony. No traffic, not too many people, just us and our camera in the balcony, comfortably waiting. We were following the updates on NASA TV and though in the pad seemed to […]

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

On a day like this… … I watched the first demonstration flight for NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program, which will provide cargo flights to the International Space Station from my balcony. What an awesome launch at 10:43 a.m.! The launch site for this SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft was Cape Canaveral […]

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