Shuttle Flyover Wows Belmont

Eric Dentler took this amazing shot of the Space Shuttle Endeavour from the porch of his home on Wakefield Drive.

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Tim Hoffman September 21, 2012 at 06:34 PM
Uploaded. Ralston Vista Point was a bit of a zoo.
Judi September 21, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Great photo! I went outside my house to see if I could see the Endeavor on the horizon, and heard a noise... I looked up & saw Endeavor & the escort jet flying over the Greek Church low & slow, right past my house -- heading toward Nasa/Mt. View. My heart is still thumping - no camera but I had a very close surprise view! I wish I knew they were going to fly over Belmont!
Lois Peterson September 21, 2012 at 07:28 PM
I heard it first - then ran out the front door and watched it head for the East Bay or, maybe, Mountain View. Eric, thanks for the great photo!
Judi September 21, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Thanks for the photos Tim! I wonder if folks can get a copy or do a copy/paste?
Judi September 21, 2012 at 08:22 PM
Wonder if we can get a copy of Eric's great photo?
1Diane September 21, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Tim Hoffman September 21, 2012 at 08:58 PM
Judi, It was fun playing hooky for a few minutes to take them. I've uploaded them here if anyone wanted a bigger version. http://www.flickr.com/photos/belmontiantim/sets/72157631591116455/
susan d. glickman September 21, 2012 at 09:40 PM
You took these . Just incredible. I think Belmont got winked at. I won't forget this experience.
Judi September 21, 2012 at 09:47 PM
Thanks Tim... I'm gonna look. I just rec'd a copy of the picture taken by the City Manager from his office! Also awesome. It shows how low the Endeavor was flying over Belmont. I think this calls for a Belmont parade -- we have not had one since our 75th anniversary! Judi
John September 21, 2012 at 10:10 PM
I drove to the Bay waters too see along with thousands of others and none of us saw it there.
Judi September 21, 2012 at 10:17 PM
So very sorry John.... I thought about going out & staging myself somewhere, but did not and got the huge surprise of seeing it fly over my house! A close Belmont photo taken from Belmont City Hall should be uploaded soon! I think Belmont should have an Endeavor fly-over photo exhibit & parade....
Andrew September 21, 2012 at 10:50 PM
The shuttle flew right over Carlmont High School. I was thinking about asking to "go to the bathroom", but I was too late.. :( I still heard it though. We were very lucky today.
Marianne Bush September 22, 2012 at 12:32 AM
We went down to Radio Road on the bay to watch it, waited two hours, turned around and saw the darn thing fly over our house!!! LOL - at least we got to see it.
Ken Parker September 22, 2012 at 12:58 AM
Me too. I drove to Foster City to see with kids early and did not see a thing. Very bummed, kids even more bummed. Fail.
Kathie McNulty September 22, 2012 at 02:56 AM
The kids and staff at Central School all went out onto the playground and the parking lot and they flew right over us! The adults got great pictures and some of the teachers were streaming it live on their Smartboards so the kids could see the school from the air as they zipped back and forth from the classrooms to the playground. What an exciting and memorable moment for everyone at our school! We're all sure they saw us waving!


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