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Old 08-23-2007, 03:11 AM   #21
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The kids and I went to Disney World and on a cruise in January 2003 and saw the Columbia take off. It was an amazing sight. We were so sad when the disaster occurred two weeks later- it seemed so awesome and invulnerable when we watched it lift off. Quite a sight!
Wow! I bet that experience will stick with you for the rest of your lives.

We received news that our unit was activated for gulf war II (Iraqi Freedom) the day the shuttle broke up. What a day that was!


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Old 08-23-2007, 03:27 AM   #22
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and all I wanted to do was talk about how cool it is to see the shuttle and the ISS pass over head. Maybe get some other folks to go out in their back yards and see it.

My fault for the off topic. I did look at the website you put up yesterday to see if it would be in my area, but the weather has been overcast.


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Old 08-23-2007, 03:44 AM   #23
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sorry, my bad on the off topic too, just sometimes like to spout...

I wish I had known it was going over CO, would have been cool to see.
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Old 08-23-2007, 03:51 AM   #24
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sorry, my bad on the off topic too, just sometimes like to spout...

I wish I had known it was going over CO, would have been cool to see.

Check the chart. It's over Ga 5 days this week. Tomorrow will be best view for us.
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Old 08-23-2007, 04:53 AM   #25
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cool, we're having a party in oakland on saturday. maybe i can see the satellite from there:

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata...a&city=Oakland


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