Endeavour to Orbit

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© James Brown
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 19, 2009
TakenMarch 11, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D70
Exposure1/2 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

STS-123, Space Shuttle Endeavour launches into low clouds following an on time liftoff, March, 2008.

74 responses

  • Chris

    Chris gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    That shot is sick! I am so jealous!!

  • Keiko Ehret

    Keiko Ehret gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Looks like something from "Raiders of the Lost Ark!!" Wonderful composition.

  • Daisy Kyle

    Daisy Kyle said (19 Dec 2009):


  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (19 Dec 2009):


  • Deb Richardson

    Deb Richardson gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Absolutely beautiful, unique shot. Bonus points for it involving the space program.

  • Simon Kossoff

    Simon Kossoff (Deleted) said (19 Dec 2009):

    Pretty amazing..

  • Alicia Busch

    Alicia Busch gave props (19 Dec 2009):


  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Great shot!!

  • William Lascelles

    William Lascelles said (19 Dec 2009):

    This may be one of the best photos I have seen on here! We done!

  • Eric Maynard

    Eric Maynard said (19 Dec 2009):

    that is too cool, awesome shot.

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    OMG! this is fabulous!

  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Good heavens...

  • Tjerk Smit

    Tjerk Smit gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    excellent capture !!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (19 Dec 2009):


  • Ben Baros

    Ben Baros gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Amazing photograph! Very high caliber and worthy of a magazine cover.

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    This is an incredible shot!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    This is wild!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Spectacular capture!!!

  • Mike Olbinski

    Mike Olbinski gave props (19 Dec 2009):


  • Mark Gilliland

    Mark Gilliland gave props (20 Dec 2009):


  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (20 Dec 2009):


  • Tyler Sharp

    Tyler Sharp (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    Very amazing and surreal image, well done.

  • Carl Burkhart

    Carl Burkhart gave props (23 Dec 2009):

    That is a cool photo!

  • Karen Stannard

    Karen Stannard gave props (25 Dec 2009):


  • David Henri

    David Henri gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Phenomenal shot. Fantastic!

  • Robin Lerios

    Robin Lerios said (30 Dec 2009):

    Thank you for showing me a view that I, sitting in Santa Cruz, Ca., would never get to see!!

  • Joan  C Samuelson

    Joan C Samuelson gave props (30 Dec 2009):


  • Blair N

    Blair N gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Wow, thats brilliant..

  • Pedro Gil

    Pedro Gil said (30 Dec 2009):

    Wooo !!!!

    Great capture...


  • Maria MacLellan

    Maria MacLellan said (30 Dec 2009):

    3...2..1..Awesome color, shapes and content! Blast off!

  • James Brown

    James Brown said (31 Dec 2009):

    Thanks so much everyone for your wonderful comments !!!

  • Julien Maury

    Julien Maury gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    this is just incredible thats THE shot!

  • Devin Hayes

    Devin Hayes gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Amazing. Fantastic.

  • Mistie McDonald

    Mistie McDonald gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    This is seriously awesome..great capture!

  • Bernadette Lester

    Bernadette Lester said (31 Dec 2009):

    Simply amazing!! I envy your talent!

  • Sara Knick

    Sara Knick gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Very impactful moment!

  • Rayi Christian Wicaksono

    Rayi Christian Wicaksono said (1 Jan 2010):


  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    Wonderful image and composition! I thought this was a tornado when I first saw it!! Well done!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo said (2 Jan 2010):


  • Viki

    Viki gave props (2 Jan 2010):


  • Marq

    Marq (Deleted) said (2 Jan 2010):


  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (4 Jan 2010):


  • Eric M

    Eric M said (4 Jan 2010):

    Stunning! I love it!

  • William Garvey

    William Garvey gave props (4 Jan 2010):

    This is a one in a million shot. I love it.

  • Christina Yost

    Christina Yost said (4 Jan 2010):

    Stunning shot!

  • Bryan Black

    Bryan Black (Deleted) said (5 Jan 2010):

    incredible....well shot.

  • alex ringer

    alex ringer said (6 Jan 2010):

    I don't know if this photo is the best of the decade but my favorite. You couldn't stand in a better position and time to capture this outstanding shot. It resembles our vision to reach higher goals in science and mankind dreams.

  • eyal leave

    eyal leave said (6 Jan 2010):

    W O W !!! This is amazing.

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (6 Jan 2010):


  • Marsha

    Marsha gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    Incredible capture. Excellent!

  • Carl W. Nunn

    Carl W. Nunn gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    what can i say

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    Wow! Totally awesome shot! :-0

  • Sean Funcik

    Sean Funcik (Deleted) said (6 Jan 2010):

    Flip the photo/screen over. It's awesome.

  • Damir Zekhtser

    Damir Zekhtser said (6 Jan 2010):


  • Julia Joppien

    Julia Joppien gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    WTH?! WOW, One of the best photos I have seen in my entire life! Really, IMPRESSIVE!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (7 Jan 2010):

    An outstanding shot! Very well done!

  • Evan Urban

    Evan Urban   gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Woah!! Crazy good shot, man.

  • Dan Richards

    Dan Richards (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    That is a fantastic shot!

  • jefferi chang

    jefferi chang gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    fantastic and rare..!

  • Fonda Nelson

    Fonda Nelson (Deleted) gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    Breathtakingly Perfect

  • rohicks

    rohicks (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    So impressive.

  • Stephanie Leke

    Stephanie Leke (Deleted) gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    This is just amazing and beautiful.

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    What a fascinating image!

  • Amber Thurman

    Amber Thurman gave props (24 Jan 2010):

    This is a truly epic shot. Gorgeous and breathtaking!

  • Curtis Hazuka

    Curtis Hazuka gave props (24 Jan 2010):


  • Julien Charmillot

    Julien Charmillot gave props (26 Jan 2010):

    OMG sick !

  • Scott Shealy

    Scott Shealy (Deleted) said (4 Feb 2010):

    so sick

  • Nancy Spencer

    Nancy Spencer gave props (8 Feb 2010):

    Has to be one of my most favorite I have had the pleasure to see

  • Mandy Keller

    Mandy Keller gave props (16 Feb 2010):


  • Jerry Sander

    Jerry Sander gave props (19 Feb 2010):

    Nice shot!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (19 Jun 2010):

    W O W !

  • Bystander

    Bystander gave props (20 Jun 2010):

    Great capture! You got one of those rare and seamingly impossible shots!

  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (3 Feb 2011):


  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (5 Jul 2011):


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