Chance Meeting with a Space Shuttle

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By Jimmy Rogers
Contributing Writer, [GAS]

Sometimes an airline passenger in the right place on the right flight really hits the jackpot.  At least, that’s what happened to this Air Canada passenger with a window seat.  He has the perfect view of a space-bound shuttle.  I suggest kind of clicking ahead a little every once in a while unless you are truly awe-inspired (it’s a bit long).

From what I’ve been able to gather, this is likely the shuttle Discovery on STS-124 (the mission’s official designation).  The purpose of the mission is to complete the Kibo space laboratory on the International Space Station.  Very cool!

[PointNiner via Gizmodo]





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