Check Out Discovery’s Launch From An Airplane. Perspective ++

The Space Shuttle Discovery took its final journey off of this this giant blue-skinned rock on Thursday. All us dorks peeped the launch in a variety of manners, but I sure hadn’t seen it like this. NeilMonday on YouTube was in an airplane when he caught the beauty in motion. It’s a different perspective than I’m used to catching these launches at, and I’ll be goddamned it isn’t gorgeous.

Look at that scrapheap of  ingenuity  that us humans cobbled together. Sometimes we’re capable of some pretty impressive shit.

Hit the jump for the video.

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