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Old 09-22-2010, 11:42 AM   #201
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One more from lift. Not an easy shot to take due to positioning and access.


Discovery in the middle of the lift


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Old 09-25-2010, 10:48 PM   #202
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As Discovery heads towards retirement at the Smithsonian there will be a lot of "lasts".

Enjoy

The whole series is here:

http://www.atapattu.net/sts133rollout/atapattu00.html


This is just one:


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Old 10-08-2010, 09:06 AM   #203
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Old 02-26-2011, 11:45 AM   #204
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It has been a wild few days and the ride is still not over. I have not had much time to process many shots but here is a start.

Discovery's first few seconds of her last flight


More will follow.

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I am amazed at the quality/content of your pictures. Can you please post what equipment you have? Thank you, much appreciated!
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:06 PM   #207
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I am amazed at the quality/content of your pictures. Can you please post what equipment you have? Thank you, much appreciated!
Thanks. It is a combination of the bodies and the lens that get the job done.

The bodies are:
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consum...s_1ds_mark_iii

The lens are (in no particular order):
long range:
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consum..._f_5_6l_is_usm

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Old 03-03-2011, 10:51 AM   #208
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Here is a Discovery landing shot. Preview of what is going to be seen on Monday

Discovery landing with Mark Kelly at the controls



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Old 05-19-2011, 08:38 AM   #210
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Thanks for the bump and reminder!

I have started putting launch pictures in a couple of places. I still have remote cameras at the pad that I have not been able to process the results yet. But here is a start!

Liftoff shot taken from the top of the VAB

As she rotates as part of the roll program

A reference shot of Endeavour on her last night launch which shows the main engine start (details in the caption)

The following is a more comprehensive slideshow of Endeavour from rollover to launch. I will add more pics to this as the weeks progress!

STS-134: Endeavour's final mission in pictures


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What I would give to get that up close and personal with a shuttle...amazing.
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What I would give to get that up close and personal with a shuttle...amazing.
Thanks.

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Endeavour clears the tower
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Immediate Post landing processing of Discovery.


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I love the technical insight you provide as much as the pictures themselves...great job!
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Here is the cockpit of Space Shuttle Discovery from the commanders' seats.

The view from the commander's seat





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Here is the cockpit of Space Shuttle Discovery from the commanders' seats.

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Awesome shot as usual!
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Seriously. Are you an official photographer or do you actually work for NASA doing other things? Are they hiring?
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