Atlantis Hits It One Last Time

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An Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle patrols Florida airspace during the final launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis in May. Adios, shuttle program — we're gonna miss ya. [Discover via Ruthless...]

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kitt222
The Vibe Guy, Apparently

I was at that launch, and let me tell you, it was truly amazing, and life changing. Believe it or not, it gets louder and the ground shakes more as it gets higher, but then it dies away. And the launch flame is just so bright, but it doesn't hurt your eyes. Truly amazing to watch.