The shuttle flew by

Many who know me know that I’m from Houston (that’s in Texas, USA). Few who know actually knows that I love, love, love space and NASA and all of that.

That’s why it’s really frustrating that when the shuttle flew past my window this morning that it wasn’t going to end up in Houston, but some place other than Houston. Houston is one of the few places that is in everyone’s mind when you think of NASA and the shuttle program.

I was thinking it when I saw this tweet, but Craig Hlavity said it better than I could:

See you again when the revolution comes and a thousand rednecks bring you back to Texas behind a Chevy.

Jay Lee took a great photo of the flyover, here it is (posted with permission):


You should go check it out at higher resolutions, along with his other photography which is all pretty much killer.


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