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'Up up and away'

Original post made by Todd Heapy, Downtown North, on Jul 8, 2011

With sadness and excitement, off she went! Wow and WOW! Nothing you see on a screen remotely resembles the live version of a launch.

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Posted by Anon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm

Thanks for the story and coverage.

Though I have relatives in Florida I have never been able to make it to Canaveral or see a shuttle launch. Having seen so many in photos and video and in the news which are all probably better than any view I would have captured in film I still wish I had been able to see an actual launch in person.

Do you plan on posting any of your pictures online so we can see them?

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Posted by Anon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:19 pm

Oh ... I guess you did post some, but not of the launch.

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Posted by Todd heapy
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:06 am

More pics are coming. There's a bit of a delay to get them in tandem.

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Posted by Tyler Hanley
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 9, 2011 at 11:57 am

Updated photos of the launch are now online. You can find them here: Web Link .

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Posted by Val and Kenney
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 9, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Sounds like a fab experience. Love the pics and can't wait to see more. See you around the ranch soon. Safe travels home.

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