“… and the Shuttle has cleared the tower.”  For the next two minutes, twin solid rocket boosters propel the Space Shuttle toward orbit.  Cameras are mounted in several locations on each booster, and if you’ve ever wondered what happens to them, here’s your chance to find out.  Two minutes of powered flight, separation from the Shuttle and main fuel tank,  four minutes of fall, and then splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.

Here’s what it looks like to a really tough fly on the wall…  er, booster.

 

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