July 12, 2008
Curious Association

I'm not quite sure why, but when I saw the movie poster here, the first thing that came to mind was this.

I would swear I saw a movie poster or still from the latter with a similar sunrise (or is it a sunset) motif.

ADDENDUM: Hmm...speaking of which, is that a sunrise or a sunset depicted in the Ares-1x image? I've spent very little time at the pads myself to know if it's right or not, but the Google Map image (zoom in on either pad) suggests that the point-of-view of the picture is looking to the northwest. The Google image shows the RSS for each pad (when retracted) pointing to the SSW, with the crawlerway coming up from the south -- if so, the RSS being on the left in the poster means the sun is in a place it really shouldn't be.

Perhaps a reader can confirm this.

Posted by T.L. James on July 12, 2008 07:48 PM | TrackBack


That particular Ares 1-X is in an alternate universe where the sun rises in a different place and "The Stick" is actually a good idea. :-P
( My thinking on this has been corrupted by the advocates of the 'Direct' architecture. :-))

Posted by: Will Doohan at July 15, 2008 06:34 PM
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