Re: Shuttle Question

patrick wiggins (w@apeleon.net)
Mon, 03 Mar 1997 19:33:18 +0000

Bryan Dort wrote:
> 
> While watching a documentary on the shuttle tonight, they mentioned that the
> shuttle jettisons large amounts of water created as a by-product of the
> generation of power.  Is it possible to see (or has anyone seen) this jettison
> from the ground?  I would imagine that it could make quite a show, given
<snip>

There was a report on the radio quite a while back that astronaut Mary
Cleve (sp?) performed a water dump over Houston which was very visible
from the ground.  So visible, in fact, that the local media referred to
it as Comet Cleve.  :-)

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