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Oh yeah, rockets.

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  1. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Figured you should all be aware. There is a rocket being launched in Virginia in 30 minutes. You're supposedly able to see it on the east coast.

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    So unless the 29 satellites onboard are actually EMPs, don't freak out.

    And if they are, freak out.
     
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  3. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Saw it. It was neat. Even saw a bit of a tail.

    Now if I could find ISON after 7:00 pm so I could show people - that would be dandy.
     
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    looked, all i saw was the moon
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    I was confusing a lot of air traffic for the rocket - until I saw the tail.
     
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    yep saw it was cool as hell
     
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    This explains what I saw last night when I was taking the dog out. It was neat.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    Wish I knew. Caught a launch down in Florida awhile back and it was pretty cool.
     
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    It wasn't spectacular - I mean, I was in the middle of a busy flight path so it just looked like a plane that changed course and then turned it's lights off.
     
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