space shuttle

Look! It's a bird…it's a plane…it's Discovery!

Look! It's a bird…it's a plane…it's Discovery!

Yesterday the mainstream media, bloggers, photographers, Twitterers such as @Siouxsie212 who snapped the photo above (hashtag #SpotTheShuttle), and DC-area residents all craned their necks upward and pointed their Instagram-ready smartphones and DSLRs up into the sky to capture the space shuttle Discovery heading to its retirement home at the Smithsonian.

Great amateur photo of space shuttle launch

Great amateur photo of space shuttle launch

In a case of being at the right place at the right time, and with WiFi access, Hoboken resident @Stefmara snapped, twitpic’d, and tweeted this awe-some photo with her iPhone of the space shuttle Endeavour’s final launch as seen from her seat on a flight. This of course has gone rapidly viral. This is a…