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As the parent of a three-year-old, I have to thank NASA for resuming space shuttle flights.  I understand the safety issues and complexities involved, but my daughter was thoroughly entranced watching the "rocket ship" blast off two weeks ago.  We watched out our back window and on TV when Discovery's launch turned the night into day.  She immediately wanted her "rocket ship" to take off again.

This evening, we watched on TV as Discovery landed.  We opened the patio slider to let the sonic boom rustle the vertical blinds and let the sound startle the kids.  Free simple entertainment.  Now my daughter is waiting to see her "rocket ship" again.

Next launch is the Orbiter Atlantis in mid-March.

Posted on Friday, December 22, 2006 6:00 PM Personal | Back to top


Comments on this post: NASA's Rocket Ship

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I wanna buy a rocket ship.
Left by Alastor Cerami on Feb 09, 2010 10:37 AM

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I second that notion...
we should all be able to buy a rocket ship for transportational purposes!
And the best part is my name, look closer at it
Left by Seymore Dicks on Feb 09, 2010 10:39 AM

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I want you to be my little rocketship
flyin in the sky
maybe some day
well decide to come down
and live in the midst of this terrible world
but i like high up in the sky
with only you and I
in our little rocket ship!
Left by Hugh Erection on Feb 09, 2010 11:06 AM

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i want a rocketship realll bad
Left by conor patrick on Nov 01, 2010 12:12 PM

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I think rocket ships are AWESOME!
P.S.-some of the other comments are lame.
Left by Samantha King on Dec 13, 2010 5:13 PM

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1. The Next Space Flight will be on : the 06/05/2020 A.D. Soon! The Permonent Moon Base Plan begin soon to be built immeadly Progect Begins now too! Next Target By 01/07/ 2025 A.D Is the Manned Spece Flight to Mars the Forth Plenet soon as schedle plan to Start Immeadly soon as posasable ! Agred!!!
Left by David P.Curcione on Oct 05, 2011 5:00 PM

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