August 29, 2010

Video: More excellent Shuttle launch/return footage

Clearly I will never tire of this stuff. Onboard cameras capture the journey of shuttle Atlantis into space, plus the return of the solid rocket boosters:

[Previously: Camera strapped to Space Shuttle boosters] [Via Rick Spitzer]

Posted by John Nack at 11:35 AM on August 29, 2010


  • Lennox Tech — 2:17 PM on August 29, 2010

    This reminds me of a space shuttle simulation program that I had back in the 90’s. I wish I remember what it was called.

    Of course this feed looks soooo much better than what my 386SX could create. :)

  • terranaut — 3:14 PM on August 29, 2010

    are there any HD versions of booster return videos online?

  • Rick Redfern — 3:19 PM on August 29, 2010

    Thanks, John. I guess I’m a space shuttle junkie like you. Wish I could have been part of the program and went on one, just once.

  • Alton Marsh — 9:07 PM on August 29, 2010

    Fascinating stuff. Hard to believe that before there were computers in the newsroom of “Today” newspaper, now “Florida Today” at Cocoa, Fla., I covered Apollo 14, 15, and 16 from KSC and Houston.

  • Mylenium — 11:16 PM on August 29, 2010



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