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Superb Shuttle Launch Video Plus Commentary


Have thirty years of Space Shuttle launches made us complacent? Do we still have a full appreciation of what it takes to propel astronauts into orbit? This montage of slow-motion launch footage, along with the accompanying commentary track, show every detail of the launch sequence and gives one a new appreciation of our achievements in space.

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