[AZ-Observing] Re: Not Really AZ or Observing: Space Shuttle Video

  • From: Andrew Cooper <acooper@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 20:28:12 -0700

Check out this link for a bunch of material, including several videos of 
the launch, including the SRB videos...

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/news/index.html

Andrew

Janis Schoenfeld wrote:

>Thanks for posting but link to video shows clip that is less than 12 
>seconds long.....can you check your source link again?
>Thanks,    Janis Schoenfeld
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>>Here is a pretty amazing video from the Shuttle's solid rocket booster.
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>>http://mfile.akamai.com/18566/wmv/etouchsyst2.download.akamai.com/18355/wm.nasa-global/sts-121/srb_sep.asx
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>>It is about 12 minutes long.  Starts sort of slowly with the Shuttle just 
>>sitting there, but it takes off about a minute in.  At 2 minutes, you can see 
>>the arching exhaust plume over the Atlantic and the Cape.  The highlight is 
>>the SRB (or should I say Orbiter) separation at 3 minutes.  This is followed 
>>by dizzying tumbling in which both limbs of the Earth pass by.  The chute 
>>appears to have deployed at around 5 minutes.  The other highlight is 
>>splashdown at 7:30, as long as you don't give too much thought to the junk 
>>falling into the ocean.
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>>Tom
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