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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Images of 2011: Space Rocket over Spring Training

For the final days of 2011, a look at some of the best (creative commons licensed) photos on Flickr.

Today’s photo is of a rocket (not sure of what, probably a satellite) going through the sky during a early March night… and visible from the spring training stadium of the Washington Nationals. Talk about local color.

Creative Commons license, photo by tbridge.

Gamingboy Posted: December 27, 2011 at 10:49 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. TerpNats Posted: December 28, 2011 at 01:23 AM (#4024127)
A harbinger of things to come...the Nats "rocketing" to third place.
   2. Sleepy supports unauthorized rambling Posted: December 28, 2011 at 04:00 AM (#4024182)
There were two launches from Cape Canaveral in March 2011. An NRO satellite, and a USAF X-37B. Both were night-time launches.

Actually, checking the Nationals ST schedule, looks like that was March 11th, vs the Astros. Nice.

http://spaceflightnow.com/tracking/launchlog.html
   3. valuearbitrageur Posted: December 28, 2011 at 08:26 AM (#4024230)
This is one reason why the GrapeFruit league is better than the Cactus league.

This is also the only reason...
   4. DiPoto Cabengo Posted: December 28, 2011 at 05:20 PM (#4024387)
That's me cruising in my TR3B.
   5. base ball chick Posted: December 28, 2011 at 07:00 PM (#4024471)
that was March 11th, vs the Astros. Nice.


- yeh, it's the astros baseball club going down in flames, not exactly a blaze of glory

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