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Old 09-07-2013, 09:39 AM
 
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We drove up there to watch, and it was really cool. We could see it before we could hear and feel it. It was so cool! The whole light travels faster than sound thing was really on display. Did anyone else go or watch from home?
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Old 09-07-2013, 01:28 PM
 
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I watched it on NASA TV; I didn't go because of the hour and because they said the Visitor Center wouldn't be open. Where did you see it from? What time did you get there? How crowded was it?
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Old 09-07-2013, 04:41 PM
 
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We watched from a road behind the launch site. We were told we were about 5 miles from the pad. The sky just lit up when they fired the boosters.


There were a lot of people where we were, but nothing like around here. Traffic was surprisingly not an issue. We got there about 20 minutes before the launch, and I have to say despite the cold and 2 hour late night drive it was worth it.
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Old 09-10-2013, 12:24 PM
 
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saw it from the driveway at my house in north suffolk. A good show.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:22 PM
 
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Went down to Chincoteague to see a friend who lives in Fiddler's Bay and the rocket went right over us - the entire place shook! The most awesome display of technology I have ever experienced!! A 'smaller' rocket launch i was told is due on next Tuesday. Keep an eye out on the NASA website under Wallops Island activities!! It was 3.5 hour drive for me - and incredibly worth the miles!! I just love this island, though, too. Been going for 30 years....
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:50 AM
 
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I was photographing the Justin Moore concert at Paradise Ocean Club in Hampton and stuck around for the rocket launch.

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