Atlantis Launch: 4  

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Appearing below the main engine nozzles are the blue mach diamonds signalling the speed and force at which Atlantis roars into space. Around Atlantis' tail are pieces of ice dislodged during the launch.

Credit: NASA/JPL


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09/11/06 10:50 PM GMT
the clarity on this is outstanding...great post!
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I saw a peanut stand, heard a rubber band, I saw a needle that winked its eye. But I think I will have seen everything When I see an elephant fly. MY GALLERY
09/11/06 10:51 PM GMT
yep - thank god for Picture Code's software :-)
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A smart bomb is only as clever as the idiot that tells it what to do……
09/11/06 11:37 PM GMT it the final frontier? There's gotta be more...


Luv the "glow" dude!! Very choice work!!
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Picture Purrrfect . A purrrfect world is what we all want, but, seems too unobtainable. If I've viewed and commented on your post, and you liked my remarks then NO THANKS is needed...just getting to see your wonderful work is thanks enough for me!! Also BIG thanks to all who check out my work!! I appreciate any and all comments & feedback!!
09/11/06 11:53 PM GMT
That my dear Phil is the coolest shot I have laid these aging eyes on. Did you do edits ? And what is Picture Code's software? This is awesome:-)
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09/11/06 11:56 PM GMT
I havent amended the image as such - just cleaned it up. a lot. Picture Code are the makers of Noise Ninja which is proving to be invaluable as it can easily be profiled to accomodate NASA's digital cameras.
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A smart bomb is only as clever as the idiot that tells it what to do……
09/12/06 2:05 AM GMT
Unbelievable image, and work Phil, we are all proud of that one. Best wishes, Dwight.
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09/12/06 4:41 AM GMT
Awsome! Thank you for sharing this great image. :)
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09/12/06 7:02 AM GMT
Now that's a picture.
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Art is the perception of the creator. Meaning is the perception of the viewer. acceptance is the perception of society.
09/12/06 9:35 AM GMT
Incredible! Inspiring! Thanks for posting.
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09/12/06 12:11 AM GMT
great wallpaper.
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09/13/06 8:25 AM GMT
Whoo-hoo!!!!!!!!!!! Way to go my friend. I cant wait to make all my friends (and grandkids) envious when they see this blazing on my desktop. Excellent shot. My thanks seem so inadequate :)
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09/14/06 3:04 PM GMT
That's so insane...I had yet to see a shot of the shuttle from such an angle. Where on earth did NASA shoot this from?
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09/15/06 4:25 AM GMT
Awesome closeup! The best angle on a shuttle I've ever seen. This would make a perfect huge poster. Great job!
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12/11/06 6:21 PM GMT
Good luck...

Great pic; congratulations.
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Look around and catch it ; the Art is there !
07/29/08 8:53 AM GMT
Fantastic image. Thanks for the narrative
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10/26/11 6:57 PM GMT
Wow I Wonder Just How freaking Hot the Turbines Get Coming Out of the Gas Tank, (The Flame Propulsion)
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