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Doc Searls gets a shot of that plume

launch_06.JPG Originally uploaded by dsearls. This image is by Doc Searls (go see ’em all), on Flickr, of the plume. He sees it straight up from Santa Barbara, whereas in our point of view, we saw this just above the horizon… well, above the western ridge of low mountain. But there it is.. the low […]

Launch tonight at 8:14 PDT

The launch time from Vandenberg has been announced: 8:14 pm. (it’s a classified payload so they announce launch times at the last possible minute) As it happens, we’ll be dining with Hal of Blivet. So we’ll all watch together if we remember to go outside. Sunset is at 8:07, so it won’t be as spectacular […]