Launch of Discovery - Feb. 24, 2011
Photos from the 4:55 p.m. launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery taken from Mosquito Lagoon at the east end of Haulover Canal in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near Titusville, Florida.

This is as close as you are allowed to get in a boat (about 6 miles NNW). The Coast Guard was patrolling and warning anyone that strayed into more than knee-deep water to back off.
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