Wednesday, May 27, 2009

...And the Walls Came Tumbling Down

Who doesn't like building demolitions? When I heard that a low earth orbiting spacecraft and its ground systems were both coming down, I hastened to get a good vantage point.

I arrived a little too late to see the ground station demolished, but the evidence was still smoking:

Later, the station itself imploded, and individual pieces rained from above:

Ah, good times!

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