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Re: Catch Moon, Venus, Jupiter--great show up there

Originally Posted by CruiseICW View Post
It is a treat up in the sky right now. I've been waiting anxiously for "launch madness"; 5 rocket launches in 5 minutes from NASA's Wallops Island facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
During NASA's heyday (Mercury through Apollo) we lived in Melbourne, just south of the Cape. For the Apollo program, we watched every single Saturn V go up -- and the night shots were breathtaking, almost like watching the sun rise.

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