Shuttle STS-117 clouds

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Shuttle STS-117 clouds

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Randy writes in –

This is the volkemon, (See revver aka leafblower post…and others…) not posting lately recovering from computer crash…. I live in Melbourne FL, south of the shuttle launch. We were told by local talk radio to be watching for the colors produced by the rocket exaust duing sunset…

Thanks Randy, these are great!

14 thoughts on “Shuttle STS-117 clouds

  1. volkemon says:

    Kodak Z710 camera, set on auto and the ‘landscape’ option lit.
    It requested flash on the last few, I declined.

    Made my day seeing my 71bus in the pics too- Thanks Phillip! My bus on MAKE!

    Glad that I take the time to smell the roses and watch the sunset.

    Glad I wasn’t downwind too…..Ack!!!

  2. TheGreatRedRobot says:

    Oh, I NEED to see these in full size! Please, let me see them, I wanted to go to the launch SO BAD, but financial troubles kept me at home! :

  3. volkemon says:

    @ GreatRedRobot- you post a way to send to you, I’ll do my best to get them to you. At full res you can see the booster rocket separating from the orbiter!

    Pure chance of timing. It wasnt visible through the viewfinder.

  4. tms10000 says:

    May I suggest you post them on Flickr so evryone can enjoy the full res picture goodness :)

  5. volkemon says:

    D’oh!
    I am a noob and didnt consider Flicker!! Must join and post.

    Great observation there, tms10000!

  6. volkemon says:

    on flickr now- and i’m late back from lunch!

  7. TheGreatRedRobot says:

    Oh boy, can’t wait! :D

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