Launch of STS-119

Photos by Wolf

Shuttle mission STS-119 launched 03/15/09 19:43EDT. Shot from City Island, Sarasota. The Smoke trail turns pink and they get into the light from the sunset, and then white in the full sunshine. The close-ups are after SRB separation. The bright dot at the top is the Orbiter and the other two are the SRBs (these were shot at 70mm to 300mm). The last shots are of the gases in the upper atmosphere.

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