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Absolutely mindblowing video shot from the Space Shuttle during launch
http://io9.com/5893615/absolutely-mi...-during-launch ^ | NASA

Posted on 04/04/2012 9:48:50 AM PDT by MindBender26

Drop whatever you're doing and watch this. NASA has released videos shot from onboard the Space Shuttle's Solid Rocket Boosters in the past, but you've never seen one prepared as masterfully as this.

For one thing, the footage was shot in high definition, so the image is exceptionally clear. But what puts this video head and shoulders above most other rocketcams is the sound. The audio has been remastered by the folks over at Skywalker Sound (yes, that Skywalker Sound), and the final product is nothing short of incredible.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: shuttle; spaceshuttle
Incredible, especially the segment as it breaks the sound barrier and all the compression vapor disappears.

PS; .....and Obama pissed it all away!

1 posted on 04/04/2012 9:48:56 AM PDT by MindBender26
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To: MindBender26

mark


2 posted on 04/04/2012 9:53:59 AM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: MindBender26
Awesome!!! Too bad we don't do that anymore.

"You can go from rocket's red glare down to 'brother can you spare'..." ~Some old Rush song that turned out to be prophetic.~

3 posted on 04/04/2012 9:59:44 AM PDT by jboot
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To: MindBender26

Wow! Thanks for sharing!


4 posted on 04/04/2012 10:02:05 AM PDT by PeachyKeen
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To: MindBender26

I couldn’t see it here so I found it on YouTube. Watch it in 720 and fullscreen if you can.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aCOyOvOw5c


5 posted on 04/04/2012 10:11:40 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: MindBender26
and Obama pissed it all away!
First things first - I despise 0bama. However, in the 30 years of the space shuttle program, WTF did we the taxpayer get for the billions and billions and billions of dollars NASA spent?
In my opinion, NASA long ago became just as useless as the Depts of Energy, Education, EPA, etc.
All of them (and many others) have become so politicized they're little more than tools for the pinko-commies to overthrow the Constitution.
6 posted on 04/04/2012 10:12:31 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: JDoutrider

Bump


7 posted on 04/04/2012 10:12:40 AM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: MindBender26

Ping!


8 posted on 04/04/2012 10:12:56 AM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: servo1969

O the hugh manatee what a carbon footprint! !

Yeah baby print that carbon!!


9 posted on 04/04/2012 10:14:41 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: MindBender26

What a ride. Thank you.


10 posted on 04/04/2012 10:19:39 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: servo1969

O the hugh manatee what a carbon footprint! !

Yeah baby print that carbon!!

At 3:46 I can see Jesus in the reflection BTW.


11 posted on 04/04/2012 10:20:26 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: MindBender26

Wow, that was very cool.


12 posted on 04/04/2012 10:20:46 AM PDT by Obadiah
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To: jboot

“Between the Wheels”. Great song!


13 posted on 04/04/2012 10:22:30 AM PDT by GoDuke
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To: MindBender26

Cmon.

That’s not nearly as exciting and awe-inspiring as seeing 300 lb racist, generational parasites checking out via EBT cards, with a stack of T-Bones and salmon fillets, at the local supermarket.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 10:23:41 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: sneakers

bump to view later!


15 posted on 04/04/2012 10:28:44 AM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: MindBender26

Something tells me there is one HELL of an dB attenuator pad inline with those microphones ;)


16 posted on 04/04/2012 10:35:43 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: MindBender26
I don't know.

I kept wondering what the camera was mounted on.

ML/NJ

17 posted on 04/04/2012 10:36:23 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: GoDuke
Right! That was it!

My LPs vanished when I moved about 15 years ago...haven't heard it since then.

18 posted on 04/04/2012 10:36:26 AM PDT by jboot
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To: MindBender26

WOW!! Just watched with DH and his brother. They are putting it up on are bigscreen.

Not giving anything away but there is one moment we all practically jumped outta our seats!


19 posted on 04/04/2012 10:40:17 AM PDT by bonfire
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To: KevinDavis; SunkenCiv
Space Ping.

Thought yall might like this. Good Vid catch of shuttle lift off from booster perspective.

20 posted on 04/04/2012 10:50:00 AM PDT by Captain Beyond (The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
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To: MindBender26

0-300 mph ion 20 seconds. Not too shab!


21 posted on 04/04/2012 10:55:25 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: MindBender26

Impressive video, however the shuttles orbited the earth about 22,000 times and at the end was relegated to resupplying the ISS...

One of the biggest successes IMO was the repair to Hubble.


22 posted on 04/04/2012 10:57:47 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Cyber Liberty

flr


23 posted on 04/04/2012 11:00:49 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (The only flaw is that America doesn't recognize Cyber's omniscience. -- sergeantdave)
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To: oh8eleven
... WTF did we the taxpayer get for the billions and billions and billions of dollars NASA spent?

Maybe we got that n-core mini-laptop computer you're typing on? Maybe we got this Internet that allows us to communicate in near real time and saves us countless hours of flying around the country? Maybe we got rocketry science incorporated into the weapons that protect us every day.

Or maybe all NASA ever did was plant a few dreams in the heads of a few young people? Maybe into the head of the next Albert Einstein(?)

Nah, nothing to see here. Move along!

24 posted on 04/04/2012 11:32:56 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: MindBender26

Great find! Thanks! Bookmarked.


25 posted on 04/04/2012 11:34:45 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: MindBender26

Thanks for posting!


26 posted on 04/04/2012 11:39:31 AM PDT by optiguy (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.----- Ronald Reagan)
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To: MindBender26
PS; .....and Obama pissed it all away!

You do realize that the Shuttle was canceled under G.W. Bush, right?

27 posted on 04/04/2012 11:47:40 AM PDT by whd23 (Every time a link is de-blogged an angel gets its wings.)
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To: MindBender26

bump


28 posted on 04/04/2012 11:53:25 AM PDT by E38
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To: The Duke

Well said D. Also to consider, the employment of hundreds of thousands of Americans for all of those years in all of the related to NASA fields/areas. Incalculable to total that ‘plus’ for the USA I suppose but you get my thoughts I’m sure.


29 posted on 04/04/2012 12:14:09 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired high up in the mountains of the American Redoubt. Nothing beats that!!!)
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To: The Duke

You forgot velcro and Tang.


30 posted on 04/04/2012 12:16:05 PM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: MindBender26

Just watched... Outstanding!


31 posted on 04/04/2012 12:44:30 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: vmivol00
You forgot velcro and Tang.

And memory foam mattresses.

32 posted on 04/04/2012 12:48:09 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (In case of doubt: Attack! George S. Patton)
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To: MindBender26

Bump to watch later


33 posted on 04/04/2012 1:51:18 PM PDT by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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To: MindBender26
Very nice. Here is my favorite:

Space Shuttle Atlantis

34 posted on 04/04/2012 4:45:28 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: bobby.223
I know that I took my own experience as a NASA engineer to NORAD to model the flight patterns of incoming ICBMs so that we could recognize an incoming attack. No real value there.

Everyone I worked with at NASA (except for the ones who worked themselves to death "doing space") fanned out to major corporations around the country.

And, let me also say, those NASA folks worked their *BUTTS* off - I can't count the endless unpaid nights I spent working on the SMS simulator to make sure we made the next liftoff schedule - all for about $16/hour (for the hours that found their way to a time card).

35 posted on 04/04/2012 7:12:38 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: MindBender26

Wow, MindBender...that just bent and blew my mind. Thanks. Super cool.


36 posted on 04/04/2012 7:46:37 PM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: Captain Beyond; U-238; KevinDavis; brytlea; cripplecreek; decimon; bigheadfred; KoRn; Grammy; ...

Thanks Captain Beyond for the ping, and thanks U-238 for this one:

Orbiter Autopsies
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2868358/posts

An “extra, extra” ping to the APoD list members.


37 posted on 04/06/2012 1:31:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MindBender26

Apollo 11 launch in super slow motion. Very cool.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iXa3S09MVIk


38 posted on 04/06/2012 1:41:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: MindBender26
I Dld the Booster Cams a few weeks ago. Got it in my TV rotation playlist. This looks like a keeper too!

Thanks

39 posted on 04/06/2012 3:05:37 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: oh8eleven
>"WTF did we the taxpayer get for the billions and billions and billions of dollars NASA spent?"

Hours upon boring hours of the floating people channel?

40 posted on 04/06/2012 3:10:52 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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