NASA Launch Tonight

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  1. rwdavis2

    rwdavis2 DIS Veteran

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    For you night owls there is a launch tonight at Cape Canaveral at ~3:30am. Parker Solar Probe is headed to the Sun on a Delta IV Heavy launcher which should be visible for quite a long ways.
     
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  2. followthatmouse

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    For future reference, does anyone have favourite viewing spots for launches from Canaveral?
     
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  4. rwdavis2

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    I know there have been past threads on this.
     
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    PSUGuy Bill From PA

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    We saw the Shuttle go up from the bridge between POR mansion area and the food court. Also caught a launch from our window at Swan but I forget exactly where we were, I seem to picture it from across the canal to DHS looking toward the BW pool.

    Bill From PA
     
  6. yulilin3

    yulilin3 Disney Freak Moderator

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    like at WDW? I like watching from in front of Mission Space, very cool to see the entrance of the ride with the shuttle/rockets fire trail in the back
    From Cocoa Beach, Jetty Park is very cool unobstructed view
     
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  7. followthatmouse

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    Thanks, I'll take a stroll through the 'Search' button!

    Mission Space! Now, that is a cool spot! Thank you.
     
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  8. Wild4Walt

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    We saw a shuttle launch while walking through Epcot World Showcase one year - it was amazing.
     
  9. fla4fun

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    Did anyone see the launch this morning? I saw it while driving to work. Not as good as watching from the coast, but the night launches are pretty easy to see. The only time I have seen a launch from WDW I was in Epcot in WS.
     
  10. HopperFan

    HopperFan "It's a bug-eat-bug world out there, princess."

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    Heard day launches are good from sitting in the bleachers at Tomorrowland Speedway.
     
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  11. followthatmouse

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    Ha! It would certainly provide a different sound to the roar of ignition sequence and blast off! :-)
     
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