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Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 2/27/2009 3:31:55 AM

Space Shuttle Challenger #1089952

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe 2/27/2009 3:35:01 AM

Great job on this Jeff,love the effects.
Gord #7221170

Mary L. Graham level-deluxe 2/27/2009 3:37:55 AM

Excellent work Jeff!! =) #7221176

William C. Raco level-deluxe 2/27/2009 3:50:29 AM

Wow, I would love to see the shuttle being transported.
The photo puts it in perspective nicely, Jeff
Very cool! #7221222

Michael G. Marshall level-deluxe 2/27/2009 3:56:09 AM

Terrific image, Jeff! Michael #7221260

Carol Sawyer level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:03:53 AM

Fantastic effects and work, Jeff!! #7221304

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:06:07 AM

I was about to say "oops" when I realized what it was I was looking at. LOL #7221315

Ray Thoms level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:08:08 AM

Great shot Jeff....amazing how we take things for granted!!! #7221326

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:08:32 AM

I really like the effects Jeff... #7221328

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:12:04 AM

Cool effects Jeff! Terrific image. #7221340

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:28:11 AM

Good Morning Jeff
Nothing Routine about That
Isn't it amazing how the Shuttle seems dwarfed on top on the 747
Fantastic Effects
Thanks for Being There and Bringing This to Us! #7221407

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:30:54 AM

Very cool! Well done! #7221419

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:36:28 AM

Fantastic effects and capture, Jeff. Interesting info too. #7221457

Douglas Pignet level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:39:29 AM

Beautiful work here Jeff on a great image,Doug #7221468

Erin Appelbaum level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:42:29 AM

Great capture and effects Jeff. Peter #7221484

Guy D. Biechele level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:44:42 AM

Very dramatic image, Jeff. #7221496

Anita Hogue 2/27/2009 4:51:18 AM

Such a cool image, Jeff! Great find and capture! Love the effects too! #7221525

Ray Clarke 2/27/2009 5:27:36 AM

Great image and effects Jeff.!!!(R) #7221612

Nadya Johnson 2/27/2009 6:31:50 AM

Wow! Awesome capture, Jeff! Doesn't seem that long ago - the Challenger disaster - yet it was; another of those days so many of us now recall with crystal clarity. Your effects are fabulous! #7221847

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 2/27/2009 6:51:37 AM

You did make this very interesting!!! Great effects! #7221955

Karen Slagle level-deluxe 2/27/2009 6:57:41 AM

Great shot and I love the effects, Jeff. I'm sure we all remember where we were and what we were doing when it went down. #7222008

Jim Huffield level-deluxe 2/27/2009 6:58:36 AM

Awesome work on this, Jeff. Jim #7222013

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/27/2009 7:42:30 AM

Very impressive capture with ultra dramatic effects, Jeff!! #7222162

Karen Engelbreth 2/27/2009 7:57:48 AM

Wonderful work, Jeff.... #7222189

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 2/27/2009 8:21:47 AM

Cool image and work here, Jeff.


Dominick #7222240

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 2/27/2009 8:50:40 AM

Very awesome image and effects, Jeff!! #7222366

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 2/27/2009 8:58:21 AM

Fantastic work Jeff!!! This is one rare photo!!! #7222408

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 2/27/2009 10:24:00 AM

Very cool. We were supposed to track the Challenger the day that happened. Very tragic. #7222691

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 2/27/2009 10:25:04 AM

FAbulous DD work, Jeff. A magnificent memory. #7222696

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 2/27/2009 10:56:17 AM

Wonderful capture and work. #7222805

Mike Clime level-deluxe 2/27/2009 1:10:55 PM

Nice effects and brings back some sad memories! #7223155

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:20:38 PM

Lucky lucky you, Jeff!!!!! This is incredible in every way possible!!!!!
:-) k #7223734

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:25:23 PM

Outstanding capture! #7223747

Kathleen Rinker level-deluxe 2/27/2009 4:33:59 PM

Awesome image and effects Jeff, love it, Kathy!!! #7223773

David Phalen 2/27/2009 6:01:36 PM

WOW!! Awesome image Jeff not only for your expert DD work but for the historic nature of the image!! #7224020

Ken Smith level-deluxe 2/27/2009 7:24:54 PM

Amazing the things we take for granted...excellent work, Jeff! #7224143

April Riggs 2/27/2009 9:25:32 PM

WOW! This is such a great photo! I remember the day well> #7224279

Dave Ombrello 2/27/2009 10:21:01 PM

Great work Jeff, lucky you, able to see such sights. #7224354

Colleen Farrell 2/27/2009 10:25:37 PM

Wow, fantastic capture, Jeff--with great DD work! #7224362

Husain Akhtar 2/28/2009 12:39:34 AM

Excellent work, my friend! #7224547

Ken Jarvis 2/28/2009 3:02:14 PM

Awesome capture, Jeff! #7226884

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 2/28/2009 3:56:06 PM

Incredible tones, contrasts, lighting, perspective & treatment here, Jeff!!! Another amazing work indeed!!! #7227015

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 2/28/2009 5:04:17 PM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #7227111

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Description


This is the Space Shuttle Challenger that was lost during launch in January 1986. I took this image in November 1985 after Challengers last successful space flight. Here she is mounted on top of a NASA Boeing 747 at Edwards AFB California preparing to return to The Cape in Florida. This was taken very early in the morning - Effects created with PSE7 and the NIK Solarization filter. With Space Shuttle flights becoming “Routine” I was the only person photographing on this morning…..

A copy of the image from the scanned nagative is in the comments section!


Exif: Model: Nikon SUPER COOLSCAN 5000 ED

Uploaded on 2/27/2009 3:31:08 AM

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Camera: Pentax K1000 35mm SLR Camera


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