This time I had my camera ready.  Click on an image to see the whole, larger picture.

Up, up and away...

Separation—you can see the boosters falling away from the shuttle if you click on the the picture to enlarge it. 

Close-up of shuttle (left dot) and two separated boosters (right dots).

Afterglow.   The picture doesn't do justice to the colors.

Posted by sursumcorda on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | Edit
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Can't miss the distinctive double sonic boom, no matter how busy you are -- just enough warning to turn on the television and catch the landing. Welcome home, Discovery!

Posted by SursumCorda on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 3:26 pm
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