A couple of weeks ago in Florida, we got to watch the launch of a weather satellite (GOES-P)…what a show! Here’s the video we shot with a little Flip camera:
As best I can tell, we were about 6.5 miles south of the launch pad. (See the other videos on the site for the footage that other people shot on the beach). That would fit with the ~30 seconds it took for the sound of the launch to reach us…a sound that was incredible!
Here’s the official NASA video of the launch. Really cool:
Developers, like me, are writing software for things that could kill me.
Did you see this news story? An error in programming gave hospital patients overdoses of radiation for 18 months before it was detected. If you read the story, it boils down to the fact that the guy in charge messed with settings he shouldn’t have been allowed to even see. So, maybe we don’t blame the programmers…
She still says yes! :-) December 29th it is! Check out our website, hosted here at http://wedding.happyhiatt.com. You can RSVP, get directions, and sign a guestbook. It’s still under a bit of construction, but it’s nearly done. Let me know if it gives you any grief.
Also, be sure to check out the gallery at http://gallery.happyhiatt.com for our latest pictures. I just got all of mine from Zambia uploaded. You can check out http://www.crievehall.org for a gallery with all of the pictures from Camp Kalos 2006 (and I finally got around to uploading 2005’s, too!)