STS-109 Entry Photos
It was a cool, clear night… so we saw everything perfectly!
These pictures don’t do the experience justice. It was a small, relatively early technology Sony point-and-click digital camera, but I still got some kinda cool shots. 🙂
You can clearly see the difference between Columbia as the very bright (and very hot!) spot at the front of the plasma trail, though!
The color is pretty accurate, though – such a memorable shade… you never really forget it!
We left the park and went back to the house to turn on NASA TV *just in time* to catch the landing in Florida!