Thursday, September 08, 2016

watched launch

Caught the OSIRIS-REx launch. Looked like everything went perfect.

rocket lifting off


rocket rising about the buildings

Cleared the towers.

rocket atop a tall plume of fire and smoke


rocket tilting away for orbital insertion

Done the roll program.

close-up view of rocket and engines

Great view of the 411 configuration.

rocket in low Earth orbit

The fairing flipped off but I was a little slow on the trigger.

We're off to asteroid 101955 Bennu.


Found the mission web site.

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