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Space Shuttle Endeavor over Ellington Field, Houston TX

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by PettyOfficer, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. PettyOfficer

    PettyOfficer

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    Forgive the low quality, I had to use my iPhone, zoom and crop to get these.

    Other than flying to California where it'll stay, this is the last time you'll see one of the Space Shuttles in the Air.

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  2. bobby_w

    bobby_w Alienigena Platinum Member

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    She flew just over our house on the approach to Ellington.

    Load as heck.

    Wish it was going to Johnson Space Center for final rest. :crying:
     

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    Yeah, sore subject for Houston.
     
  4. rick458

    rick458 USS Texas BB-35

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    You can see her sitting at Ellington by going down Space Center Blvd just past the Boeing Bld, and Sonny Carter training center (which has a ISS module to the immediate north of it right now).
    Probably have a great view from 3 by the DPS office.
    My Kiddo will take some up close shots this evening from inside Ellington.
     
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    Watched her circle the city from the office downtown.
     
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    Thanks for the pics.
     
  7. PettyOfficer

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    A) that module is a mockup for the Neutral Boyancy Lab (Huge pool!) that's in the Sonny Carter Building.

    B) You might recognize the location/source of those photos if you think about it.
     
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    Over Huntington Beach CA

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    And here it is @ LAX when we taxied in.

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    I bet that was an awesome surprise to see after a boring flight!?
     
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    Billua Lake Mead Explr

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    The F/O and I were giggling like little school girls! :supergrin:
     
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    I just wish we had already something to replace the shuttles. :-(