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Old 02-10-2011, 09:55 PM   #1
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Where's the best spot to check out a shuttle launch? Hoping to get a lead on the secret local spot instead of dealing with the masses at a public site.
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A boat on the banana river.

Failing that, the intersection of hwy 50 and US1 in Titusville.

The absolute best is on-site. I've never been, but hear it's pretty cool...
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:39 PM   #3
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Here is a pretty relevant thread if you do not remember it:
https://www.miataturbo.net/showthrea...hlight=shuttle

This one has a really neat video:
https://www.miataturbo.net/showthrea...hlight=shuttle



I would like to see a launch up close one day. Good luck on catching it.
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Television.
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I watched it from about 30 miles away and I could still hear/feel it...**** was crazy. I want to be onsite one day.
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I purchased 2 "VIP on site tickets" to watch from the causeway.
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But now I'm thinking I should trailer the boat to FL, figure out where I can splash it in, and watch from the water. Sounds dope. Meh.
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I could see the shuttle launch from Jacksonville Couldn't hear or feel anything, just see the trail.
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I purchased 2 "VIP on site tickets" to watch from the causeway.
Enjoy!
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I came, I saw.

Pretty cool. Next time I'm boating on the Banana.
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We watched it from work. (Orlando.) 'Till it went behind clouds. Then continued on the innerwebz...

Where'd ya end up at?
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I watched a bunch of Asian kids run through to North Lawn near the Reitz pointing to the sky and I hit the deck.
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Where'd ya end up at?
The KSC/NASA causeway. "Green ticket VIP".
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