Tag: lift-off

A plane took off on Tuesday morning carrying the Space Shuttle Discovery on its back. The shuttle is taking its final flight to Washington, D.C. where it will be housed at the Smithsonian Museum for public display.


Photo: AP / Alexandre Marchi Somebody’s always gotta ruin a good picture. This is still a good photo though. Check out more hot air balloons lifting off here.


Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls Now that the Space Shuttle program has officially ended with the last landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis, it’s a bit hard to believe that we’ll probably never see another lift-off photo like this. I’ll never tire of seeing these. Caption: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen as it launches from pad 39A on […]


Photo: AP / Chris O’Meara It’s hard to believe that yesterday was the last time I’ll be seeing a Space Shuttle lift off into space. Over the last few months I’ve posted about the final launches of each remaining Space Shuttle (Discovery, Endeavour, and now Atlantis) but this one is the final of finals. After […]

I’m really impressed by how smooth I managed to keep the camera during takeoff. Love window seats! Photos of plane wings with clouds in the background never get tiring.