Guess What I Saw Today

It’s a less than perfect cell phone photo, but here is the highlight of my day:

Endeavour on its last flight. I had worried that I might not catch sight of it today. To me space flight and exploration is an incredibly powerful symbol of what we are capable of as a species when we put our minds to it. Sure, we’ve got a lot of problems on Earth, but we can also strive and reach and (as the saying goes) dare mighty things. Seeing one of those triumphs of humanity come home to rest was a exhilarating moment for me.

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2 thoughts on “Guess What I Saw Today

  1. I’m jealous. I wish I could’ve seen it, but I didn’t know when it’d be flying over while I was at work, and I didn’t want to be standing out there for like an hour (well, I DID want to, but work wouldn’t appreciate that too much…) Turns out I was eating pizza at the time for lunch. :\

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