Elen sila lumenn omentielvo!

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Godspeed!

Baikonur Mural (201305250001HQ)

As much as I mentally inhabit the world of a science fiction future where spaceships are everywhere, there's something to be said for launches that look like this (photos below the page break):





Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260010HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260012HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260015HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260016HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260017HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260019HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260023HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260025HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260027HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz TMA-09M Rollout (201305260028HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz Blessing (201305270001HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz Blessing (201305270003HQ)

Expedition 36 Soyuz Blessing (201305270004HQ)

Expedition 36 Launch Countdown (201305280001HQ)

Expedition 36 Crew Blessing (201305280004HQ)

Expedition 36 Waves Farewell (201305290001HQ)

Expedition 36 Launch (201305290002HQ)

Expedition 36 Launch (201305290003HQ)

Expedition 36 Launch (201305290004HQ)

Expedition 36 Launch (201305290005HQ)

Come on, humans -- the stars are waiting! Let's go!

3 comments:

Tayna L said...

Can I NOT have the crucifix smashed into my nose, thanks.

Kelly Sedinger said...

Hey! If they want to press a Crucifix into your nose in exchange for TAKING YOU TO SPACE, you close your eyes and say "Thank you"!

Call me Paul said...

I love the looks on their faces as the Shaman waves his magic juju at them. Perfect in every way.