The Space Shuttle Endeavour Over Golden Gate Bridge

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I was at Hawk Hill to see the Space Shuttle flies over the Golden Gate Bridge. The spot wasn't perfect because I was face the bright sunlight and with some fog over the right hand side. This is the best shot I can take :) Once in a life time chance.

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  1. Joel C. The Old Texan [deleted] 31 months ago | reply

    Wonderful shot sir.

  2. 31 months ago | reply

    Greetings from the UK, a very proud moment (and slightly sad too I guess) for the US this. The advances in space exploration lead by the US and a team of brave astronaughts and technicians have been and will be proven to be one of the greatest gifts given to this world.

  3. Bill Lindsay 31 months ago | reply

    Excellent capture!

  4. Sunciti _ Sundaram's Images + Messages 31 months ago | reply

    Excellent Image Indeed. Congratulatons.

  5. paprtala 31 months ago | reply

    Absolutely gorgeous, David!!

  6. Mimi Ditchie 31 months ago | reply

    Awesome capture!

  7. _Ayesha_M 31 months ago | reply

    Perfect capture of both the shuttle & the city!

  8. Theen ... 31 months ago | reply

    amazing shot ... i think because you thought it wasn't a good spot, you pushed yourself and it turned out just awesome!

  9. v.tara 31 months ago | reply

    Great shot !

  10. davidyuweb 31 months ago | reply

    Good morning, thank you very much of your compliments and support!!! I really appreciate it. I'm no one special , just like to snap photos with my little camera and share of what I seen around San Francisco bay area. There are lots going in here almost every weekend. It is hard to keep it up! It is kind, amazing of your who take time out of your busy schedules to visit my website.

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  11. Pavels Dunaicevs 31 months ago | reply

    Great shot and unique, historical event!

  12. Rikx 31 months ago | reply

    A wonderful image - really nailed the moment - perfect.

  13. ctscsq 31 months ago | reply

    I couldn't see it that close from where I work (downtown SF), but this photo really made me kicking myself not to take a day off and camp out in a better location to shoot this historical event! BRAVO to you!

  14. ctscsq 31 months ago | reply

    BTW, I do think this is a pretty good location: not only you have the GGB, you also have downtown SF in your background... the almost-silhouette image of the shuttle, the cloud and fog only add more drama to the shot... nothing short of extraordinary.

  15. davidyuweb 31 months ago | reply

    I woke up 4:00am in that day :)). and I was the first one drove up to the Hawk Hill parking lot with my friends. the lighting was bad from Hawk Hill, yes, the space shuttle is silhouette .. the light is from behind of it. you may see the shadow of the bridge tower and the water reflection of the bright sunlight. I can't do much about it. I seen there many nice shots from SF side with the bridge in better lighting :).. once in a life time event.

  16. picture!dude 30 months ago | reply

    Great moment!

  17. BDMbeercan 19 months ago | reply

    Amazing capture wish I had been there to see it!

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