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A Shuttle tribute

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJul 21, 2011 9:41 PM


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When I was four, humans landed on the Moon. I grew up with the Saturn V. It was my rocket. But folks younger than me, people around 35 and younger, they've known the Space Shuttle as their rocket their whole lives. This video is a tribute to all of them.

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It was put together by Dave Holloway

and Adam Rutherford

, and shows clips from all 135 Shuttle missions. I like the way they handled Columbia and Challenger, too. Very nice.

Tip of the heat shield tile to my pal Gia


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