desertrefugee wrote:Go for it and hope it does not get scrubbed. Seeing a launch never gets old.
I lived in Central Florida for many years and visited Canaveral on numerous occasions for shuttle launches. In fact, launches were visible from the Orlando area quite readily. Also always a thrill were the double sonic booms when that puppy was coming back in! Saw the Challenger disaster in ‘86 from the parking lot at work during lunchtime.
Nowadays, I have to wait for the much less common (and advertised) launches from Vandenberg. Luckily as an astronomer, I am often in the field at night when they do these launches. Temporarily disrupts our observing sessions, of course…
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