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I've been lucky enough to see a landing (well until the shuttle went over the tree line at least) which I thought was impressive but yes a launch would be great to see.
 

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It was pretty awesome. We video taped it and went inside to watch the rest on tv.
About 3 minutes later, our house started shaking. I explained to my girls that the time we saw it to then is how long it took for the sound to get there.
It shook for a couple of minutes like an earthquake.
You gotta see atleast one in your lifetime.
The night launches light up all of Daytona so that you can see each other's faces...pretty cool.
 

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It would take a LOT of training / desensitisation to get used to that brute force take off. I saw a doco a while back where a lady flier said somethin like " you light em an you ride em"

Brave bastards---- YYYYEEEEHHAAA !!!!!!!!!
 

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We just did the Epcot Mission Space ride and the G's are incredible!
I tried to turn my head but to no avail.
The skin on your face feels peeled back...what a rush!

I hear the astronauts get this for about 7 minutes...the ride was only 4.
 

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I wonder if the astronauts have piss tubes connected on take-off, I bet they do. 7 minutes of G-forces like that is probably like putting your bladder in a vice.
 
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