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© Tina Elkins
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 8, 2008
TakenMarch 11, 2008
ModelCanon EOS 10D
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4
FlashRed Eye, Auto-Mode
Focal Length75 mm
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This photo was taken on March 11, 2008 at a night shuttle launch. It was such an amazing sight to see and I am so glad that I live in a society that I am able to experience such fantastic events.

88 responses

  • Dennis Cowell

    Dennis Cowell gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    good pic

  • Brian Ach

    Brian Ach said (8 Jul 2008):

    very nice

  • Shannon Tunks

    Shannon Tunks gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    Insanely beautiful photo!

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    Instant FAV and vote. This is an excellent shot.

  • Jesse Nicole

    Jesse Nicole gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    fantastic! and historic! two of my favorite attributes~ great shot!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    Absolutely Amazing Capture !!!

  • Larry Owens

    Larry Owens said (8 Jul 2008):

    very wonderful and breath taking capture.

  • Liza Amato

    Liza Amato gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    Amazingly Beautiful! You've got my vote!

  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith gave props (8 Jul 2008):

    Wow...amazing shot!

  • Ro Branch

    Ro Branch said (10 Jul 2008):

    it also looks as if the night sky is opening to send some DOWN to earth!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (16 Jul 2008):

    Wow!! Fantastic!

  • Bridget4e

    Bridget4e (Deleted) gave props (27 Jul 2008):

    Just Amazing!

  • Christopher Long

    Christopher Long gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    Amazing capture!

  • Kenrick Rampial

    Kenrick Rampial said (29 Jul 2008):

    Nice! you have my vote

  • Nora Kubach

    Nora Kubach (Deleted) gave props (29 Jul 2008):


  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    geeeeeze...this is stunning.

  • Tatiana Watson

    Tatiana Watson gave props (5 Aug 2008):

    simply amazing!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    I'm at a loss for words. I wish I could vote a dozen times for this one.

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Incredible Tina!!

  • Tonya Gibbs

    Tonya Gibbs said (21 Aug 2008):

    WOW, very nice job! LOVE IT!

  • Jacob Rumsey

    Jacob Rumsey gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    That is amazing. Very cool shot!

  • Paul Keesing

    Paul Keesing said (21 Aug 2008):

    Sheeeeesh and I worry about the emissions from my car!! - Great shot anywayz

  • Wes Thomas

    Wes Thomas gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Simply incredible. I mean...Wow!

  • Helen Kington

    Helen Kington said (21 Aug 2008):

    Nice Shot !!!!!

  • Yves Rubin

    Yves Rubin said (21 Aug 2008):

    Excellent shot, such an amazing sight!

  • Jeffrey Katz

    Jeffrey Katz said (21 Aug 2008):

    Wonderful shot! I really enjoy watching the shuttle being launched and land, but this really gives it a whole nother' perspective for me.

  • A. Xandi Newell

    A. Xandi Newell (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2008):


  • Frenk and Danielle Kaufmann

    Frenk and Danielle Kaufmann gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    w o w

  • Esteban Lussich

    Esteban Lussich said (21 Aug 2008):

    The sight is beautiful indeed; however, society not always frame this scenarios for peaceful reasons...

  • Johanna Siegmann

    Johanna Siegmann said (21 Aug 2008):

    What a sensational capture! Just breathtaking!

  • Jamie

    Jamie gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Amazing, Incredible, Unbelievable

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2008):


  • Dani Barchana

    Dani Barchana (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2008):


  • Ted Calbazana

    Ted Calbazana gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    wonderful and incredible photo! stunning!

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    fantastic photo!!!!

  • Bob Lamb

    Bob Lamb gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Love the shot, and am happy for you

  • Lisa Brown

    Lisa Brown gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    This is amazing!!! :)

  • Taylor Wessling

    Taylor Wessling gave props (21 Aug 2008):


  • Robert Roney

    Robert Roney gave props (21 Aug 2008):


  • Bill Hathaway

    Bill Hathaway gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Great timing to get the most light you could as the shuttle went into the cloud deck.

  • Scherazade Sohrabji

    Scherazade Sohrabji said (21 Aug 2008):


  • Angela Hunter

    Angela Hunter gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Wow indeed.

  • Neil Edwards

    Neil Edwards said (21 Aug 2008):


  • Carol Lozo

    Carol Lozo (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Sweet shot.

  • Jesse Merz

    Jesse Merz gave props (22 Aug 2008):


  • aerociro

    aerociro said (22 Aug 2008):

    is really an obra maestra!. is a jet? is spaceship}' what is it}'? i really love this. ...oh! dont tell me is a misil!?

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (22 Aug 2008):

    Unbelievably gorgeous! Great job!!

  • Ray Lopez

    Ray Lopez gave props (22 Aug 2008):

    Congrats on your image being used in the Jpeg email. I'm glad it was or I would have missed this incredible image. Just Incredible...!!!!!!!

  • Joshua Hew

    Joshua Hew said (22 Aug 2008):

    wwwwwwwoooaaahhh, what an awesome picture, where do u get such good pics???

  • eric casper

    eric casper gave props (22 Aug 2008):


  • Nestor Guerrero

    Nestor Guerrero said (22 Aug 2008):

    Exelente fotografia.

  • Annie

    Annie said (22 Aug 2008):

    This is a ridiculously good photo : ) wonderful

  • Taffy

    Taffy said (22 Aug 2008):

    This is absolutely astonishing! I love the reflection on the water and the beautiful deep shades. It looks as though the shuttle broke open the skies!

  • pedro cardona

    pedro cardona said (23 Aug 2008):

    the right place, the right moment and the right photographer ... this composition is fantastic

  • Fedor Stroganov

    Fedor Stroganov gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    Very interesting!

  • Chris Hooymans

    Chris Hooymans gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    Up Up and Away - the best shuttle shot in years

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    this is the most impressice photo i ever my life...thanks for sharing this moments you re the lucky one...thanks again...

  • J. Harris Blacklist

    J. Harris Blacklist gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    What else could be said... terrific!

  • Emma VR

    Emma VR said (3 Oct 2008):

    brilliant !

  • Goran Jerkovic

    Goran Jerkovic (Deleted) said (20 Oct 2008):


  • Bentzion Elisha

    Bentzion Elisha said (8 Dec 2008):


  • Matthew Devine

    Matthew Devine gave props (21 Dec 2008):


  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (14 Feb 2009):

    I wish I can see that one day! great picture

  • Dave Dubrick

    Dave Dubrick gave props (2 Mar 2009):

    Uh... wow... amazing. Don't know what to say...

  • nema' etebar

    nema' etebar said (27 Sep 2009):

    ? amazing

  • Fernando Roman

    Fernando Roman said (24 Jun 2010):

    woohooohoobp alucinante

  • Mika Hänninen

    Mika Hänninen gave props (17 Jul 2010):


  • ziv co

    ziv co said (16 Sep 2010):

    wow rad!

  • Bhrahu P. Padmodiwiryo

    Bhrahu P. Padmodiwiryo gave props (10 Oct 2010):

    very beautiful shot!

  • Archana R Jarajapu

    Archana R Jarajapu said (11 Oct 2010):

    absolutely amazing ! voted

  • Dee Atanasov

    Dee Atanasov gave props (24 Oct 2010):

    great photo:>

  • Mag TY

    Mag TY gave props (27 Oct 2010):


  • Mira Loutfi

    Mira Loutfi gave props (3 Nov 2010):

    absolutely amazing, !!!!!

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (7 Nov 2010):

    I think everyone has already said it. GREAT shot!

  • Richard Howard

    Richard Howard gave props (29 Nov 2010):

    BOOM! We have a winner, voted!

  • Pradeep Purushothaman

    Pradeep Purushothaman gave props (14 Dec 2010):

    Amazing shot!! Stunnnnnning :)

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (2 Jan 2011):

    great entry! my vote


    AARON ALAMO gave props (13 Jan 2011):


  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (17 Jan 2011):

    Impressive. voted

  • Kabir Ghumman

    Kabir Ghumman (Deleted) said (21 Jan 2011):

    Inspiring work! Voted for sure..

  • Michael Xiao

    Michael Xiao gave props (22 Jan 2011):

    wow,great shot!

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising   gave props (23 Jan 2011):

    incredible! voted

  • Andre Faubert

    Andre Faubert gave props (27 Jan 2011):

    Freakin awesome

  • Donovan Ramirez

    Donovan Ramirez said (3 Oct 2011):


  • Céline Hanzen

    Céline Hanzen said (29 Dec 2011):

    Stunning picture ! Great timing indeed ;)

  • Regina Osborn

    Regina Osborn gave props (29 Aug 2014):

    Awesome picture! It makes me think!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (30 Aug 2014):

    outstanding shot.....

  • Brandon Bowman

    Brandon Bowman gave props (28 Apr 2015):

    Yes, yes, a thousand times yes!

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