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Learning the Three “R’s” Space Shuttle Style: Rollout, Rollback, Rollover (Part 3)

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Where is Waldo?
I rarely have my photo taken when I am taking photos. But with cameras all around me documenting everything, I was bound to end up in an official NASA photograph. In fact, I got into five photos and one video!

Learning the Three “R’s” Space Shuttle Style: Rollout, Rollback, Rollover (Part 2)

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Déjà Vu
I returned to the KSC Press Site at launch minus one day. It was déjà vu. We don’t get too many “do overs” in photography. For at least some aspects of this event – I was getting a do over.

Learning the Three “R’s” Space Shuttle Style: Rollout, Rollback, Rollover (Part 1)

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No one ever said photographing a shuttle launch would be easy, nor did I expect that it would be. I should know. After all, I have worked in the space industry for the last 16 years – some of those years with the shuttle program – and launch delays are part of the business. But until I got my feet on the ground, I never realized how frustrating it would be. Frustrating. Yes, that pretty much sums it up.