RE: STS-90 Heard, Not Seen

Mon, 4 May 1998 09:24:41 -0700

Same from Pleasant Hill.  Single sonic boom only.
Lots of clouds.

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Subject: Re: STS-90 Heard, Not Seen

At 09:05 AM 5/3/98 -0700, Jim Varney wrote:
>My daughter and I attempted to see STS-90 during reentry through some
>in the clouds during daylight (around 1540-1550 UT May 3).  Saw
>but heard a single soft sonic boom at about 1550.  Child underwhelmed

Same result in San Jose. Overcast was total. However, heard a single
moderate-to-soft sonic boom at about 15:55:30. It sounded like a
firecracker a few
blocks away. 

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