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A New Angle on a Space Shuttle Launch

What's a better way to get a new view of a space shuttle launch than using a "whole-sky lens"?

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What’s a better way to get a new view of a space shuttle launch than using a “whole-sky lens”? Better known as a fisheye lens, videographer Dennis Biela and his crew used it to catch Atlantis rising swiftly into the Florida sky on its final launch in July, before droplets from the steam clouds obscure the view.

You might already be familiar with some of Biela’s team’s work, including the 360-degree view of Atlantis‘ flight deck that’s been making its way around the internet for the past few months. Click over this way for a large series taken around Kennedy Space Center in the days around the last launch; navigate through by clicking on the series of boxes at the bottom left.

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