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Lift off!!!

Written By: Gary on July 26, 2005 One Comment

The Space Shuttle went off as planned today. I was just finishing up at the doctor with two minutes to launch so took a few minutes to watch. It was a beautiful and thrilling thing to watch as always…

I watched until the solid rocket boosters and fuel tank had been disconnected and the ship was traveling over 17,000 mph (that’s almost 5 miles per second) I never get tired of seeing that.

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One Response to “Lift off!!!”

  1. Omni says on: 26 July 2005 at 5:13 pm

    The shuttles are expensive, but they’re worth it, not just for the advances in science possible because of them, but because they lift our eyes up…

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