Evil Jim (evil_jim) wrote,
Evil Jim

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Up up & away!

Just a quick note that Space Shuttle Discovery is launching today at 13:37:55. I'll be glued to my computer since you can watch live streaming video of the event.

I've always loved shuttle launches. I've been watching them since the early days & it still fills me with excitement & wonder to see one pushed into the sky on a pillar of flame. The closest I've come to actually being there was in 2000 when matt_william & I toured the Kennedy Space Center & saw Endeavor sitting on the launch pad ready to go up on the day we were to fly out. Some day I will be there to see a live launch, but at least until then I can still watch from my own home.

- E V I L O U T -

Update: Looks like 13:52 as I did not initially take into account their usual scheduled hold at T-minus 20 minutes.

Update: Oh what the heck. There are more scheduled built-in holds. Just keep watching.

Update of the third: Ok, less than three minutes left. Only one more hold window available at T-minus 31 seconds.

Final Update: Blast off! They made it. A perfect launch. Keep checking the links above for more updates, live footage from orbit & other related in-flight video.

  • Test

    *cough* ~ E V I L O U T ~

  • Evil Jim is still alive day

    Arrrrr you ready for Talk Like A Pirate Day? Watch this handy instructional video for a few tips. - E V I L O U T -

  • This just in:

    Kissers reunion concert at the High Noon Salloon Tuesday, March 17th, 8:30PM, St. Patrick's Day. I'll be there. Will you? More info here. - E V…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment