Author Topic: STS-135: Personal Photos (Pre-launch to post-landing) Thread  (Read 117905 times)

Offline jacqmans

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Just like for the STS-134 mission:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=25083.0

Setting up a thread specific to personal photos surrounding STS-135.

Feel free to attach selected photos you've taken (providing they aren't massive file sizes), embed (again, only selective, no more than TWO per post and not "wider" than the page size) or link up to your personal album.



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Yesterday I was able to take the Discover KSC: Today and Tomorrow tour. I've done a number of different tours there in the past, and I'd have to say this one was just OK, except for one thing. This was my first time at the photo stop location between the pads. That alone was worth the price of the ticket.

larger version of the image here: http://gallery.mac.com/erichlinder/100359/STS-135_on_pad-20001/large.jpg

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Yesterday I was able to take the Discover KSC: Today and Tomorrow tour. I've done a number of different tours there in the past, and I'd have to say this one was just OK, except for one thing. This was my first time at the photo stop location between the pads. That alone was worth the price of the ticket.

larger version of the image here: http://gallery.mac.com/erichlinder/100359/STS-135_on_pad-20001/large.jpg

Nice photo!  I haven't taken that particular tour, but did take the other one [think its something like Inside Nasa, or similar]. Got great photos of Discovery on the pad [well, her boosters and tank as the RSS was covering her up].  Unforgettable and loads of fun! 

Edit:  put the end quote where it belongs!
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Full album link: http://www.mikedeep.com/Space-Shuttle/STS-135/
I'll be tossing everything in there as events come and go.

Rollout:

On the pad June 1:
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my two.

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Show-Offs!  ;D

I'll be at NASA the 7th, 8th, and part of the 9th. Any recommended tours? I know they aren't going out on the 8th. So that leaves the 7th and 9th. As for the 7th, which tour might get me to see the pad?

Thanks.

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Show-Offs!  ;D

I'll be at NASA the 7th, 8th, and part of the 9th. Any recommended tours? I know they aren't going out on the 8th. So that leaves the 7th and 9th. As for the 7th, which tour might get me to see the pad?

Thanks.

Dot take this as official but with launch relatively early on the 8th there may not be many tours going out on the 7th that could see the pad.  The 7th is also going to be crazy busy.

You might ask in the viewing thread when tours might stop the day before based on the launch time.  I don't remember the schedule for how long before launch they stop because of other launch activities.

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Here's a timelapse I made of the rollover, which I apparently titled wrong on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/v/iRdOr0M7ebE?version=3

And my favorite shot:


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Will they still be doing stops there on Thursday. I would have thought not but can anyone confirm?

Yesterday I was able to take the Discover KSC: Today and Tomorrow tour. I've done a number of different tours there in the past, and I'd have to say this one was just OK, except for one thing. This was my first time at the photo stop location between the pads. That alone was worth the price of the ticket.

larger version of the image here: http://gallery.mac.com/erichlinder/100359/STS-135_on_pad-20001/large.jpg

Erich

 
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What's the rule on total attachments per page? Would like to post imagery from the June 17 media event, I can edit my existing post if need be.
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What's the rule on total attachments per page? Would like to post imagery from the June 17 media event, I can edit my existing post if need be.

Two per post, but that doesn't mean 50 posts of 100 photos, just pick out good ones ;)

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I'm not sure, but if you go here http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/discover-nasa.aspx you can call to ask and try to buy a ticket online. They'll probably sell out, so do it soon.

Erich

Will they still be doing stops there on Thursday. I would have thought not but can anyone confirm?

Yesterday I was able to take the Discover KSC: Today and Tomorrow tour. I've done a number of different tours there in the past, and I'd have to say this one was just OK, except for one thing. This was my first time at the photo stop location between the pads. That alone was worth the price of the ticket.

larger version of the image here: http://gallery.mac.com/erichlinder/100359/STS-135_on_pad-20001/large.jpg

Erich

 

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Here´s a couple of pictures from today´s visit to the press site. Unfortunately didn´t get to attend the RSS rollback, but at least got signed up for the walkout tomorrow.


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The clouds broke enough for me to see the launch for about one minute from Rockledge, on the Indian River about 20 miles southwest of the pad.

Large numbers of people were out on the riverbank and on the docks.


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Here's the links to my images, already posted them elsewhere:


Crowds on Max Brewer Bridge Before Launch
NASA Heli (With Charles Boldin- I'm guessing?)
Liftoff 1
Liftoff 2
Liftoff 3 (Best shot?)
Crowds after launch

mdeep, I love you shots!!! Yours too SomaFM.
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Here are three shots from my remote cameras. Had hoped to set up in four locations but had to pull one of the cameras last night as the battery went dead. Enjoy!

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Great thread already and oh my - nicely done Walter!

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Here are two shots from my camera at the NASA causeway.

More shots and shots from previous missions at:
http://twitpic.com/events/oyssko

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