While it of course looks rather small in the picture, the 747 carrying the shuttle was absolutely gigantic in person, and I was thrilled to very clearly make out Discovery itself as the duo traveled right past our building and up the Potomac River. My sister-in-law also captured this awesome shot as Discovery flew above her office complex in Northern Virginia. All in all, the flyby was a truly incredible sight and such a fun "I was there" moment!
What fun perks do you love to take advantage of in your own neck of the woods?
My parents live on the top floor of a condo building on the North Side of OT and got a perfect shot of this. However, we live in such a bubble here, when she sent me the pic I had no idea what I was looking at. haha So cool though!ReplyDelete
How very cool is that, you are definitely very fortunate to be able to see that!ReplyDelete
That is awesome!!! I can imagine how big it is because when I try to take a pic of the planes from the air base near us, they shrink! I love watching the fighter jets maneuver; they're so agressive!ReplyDelete
My office building is right across the street from Dulles Airport, we all went on the roof and got some great pictures of the flyby and the landing. It was really cool.ReplyDelete
Ah, that's awesome!! You got some great pictures, too. Glad you take advantage of this!ReplyDelete
Awesome photos! My favorite time of year is Fleet Week when the Blue Angels come and do their air show over the Bay. The week before is the best, since I can see them practicing for their show from my office window!ReplyDelete
You would love Chicago, I am just about a mile away from the art institute, the museum of contemporary art, field museum, planetarium, and shedd aquarium!ReplyDelete
i love going to the roof of my apt on the 4th of july and watching about 4 different shows at once. I can see them for miles!ReplyDelete
What an amazing site!ReplyDelete
NYC of course has great skyscrapers and the High Line Singapore has the marina bay sands which is a cool site!
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oh wow. what a great thing to see! it almost looks unreal and so awesome.ReplyDelete
at my work i like the seeing the ocean during my lunch time walks :)
Oh my goodness how awesome is this! What a unique thing to see, and great pictures. xoReplyDelete
that's so cool you got to see it!!! I had many friends down in DC who also saw it. I get to take advantage of Broadway shows and lots of things in NY..though sadly, I have to say I've become a little jaded to taking advantage of all the city has to offer.ReplyDelete
Oh wow that is awesome!! Great photos you got too. We live about an hour from Kennedy Space Center so we loved when the shuttles or rockets would take off..the night launches were the best!ReplyDelete
Ooh you had an awesome view...it was a really neat experuenxe!ReplyDelete
Wow, this is pretty cool!!ReplyDelete
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