Friday, July 9, 2010

California Girl Scouts Witness Endeavour Launch

NASA has a fantastic feature on their website detailing the experience of a group of California Girl Scouts who got to witness a night launch of the space shuttle Endeavour from the viewing area at Kennedy Space Center's Apollo/Saturn V Center. Girl Scout Maddie Atkinson described standing on the bleachers with hundreds of other people and at the end of the countdown seeing a big flash of light. Atkinson says:
"A couple of seconds after it was off the ground, you got this huge wave of sound that shook everything. It was like this cracking sound. It was really
Sounds totally cool to me! Definitely read the entire