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Amargosa River298 viewsAndy crosses the Amargosa River.
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Wood Fairies297 viewsTaken 11/12/06
Have you ever heard stories about the Wood Fairies? It has to do with Fairies escaping from the wood burned in campfires. I’m not sure where the story originated but apparently its true. Can you see them in the photo leaving the fire?
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294 viewsThe hills around the Earth Station were covered with a variety of wildflowers of different types and colors.

This is called Purple Nightshade
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Hydrangea293 viewsTaken in my back yard.
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Rail Bed293 viewsThe old Tonapah and Tidewater railroad used to run through this canyon, from Baker, CA to Tonapah, NV. This is the Rail Bed raised above the floor of the Amargosa River and in the distance sliced through a ridge. The Railroad was in operation between 1905 and 1940.
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Dumont By Moonlight290 viewsThe Full Moon was illuminating the Sand Dunes at Dumont Dunes, CA located near Death Valley. It was a nice evening with temperatures in the 70's. This photo was taken March 3rd, 2007 just before 9:00 pm. It was a 20 second exposure @ f3.5 (ISO 400) taken with my Canon Digital Rebel.
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Ready For Takeoff287 viewsAll strapped in (except me) and ready to go. We were about to taxi out to the runway.
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286 viewsMexican Evening Primrose
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Old Guys Rule283 viewsStill getting used to the Quad a little. Andy and I were trying some jumps.
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Minotaur 5282 views"Aftermath" September 22, 2005 marked the first Vandenberg AFB dusk launch in nearly three years. The Minotaur booster Lifted off from south Vandenberg just after 19:24 PDT, the start of a 16-minute launch window.
This last photo shows the remainder of the vapor trail several minutes following the launch. The upper atmosphere winds have twisted it. Taken from the Pasadena area using my Canon Digital Rebel.
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282 viewsOn a fresher note, Springtime in the Santa Monica Mountains provides a wonderful display of wildflowers.

This is Purple Sage and it is abundant around the Earth Station. It is a favorite of the local Honey Bees.
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278 viewsMe at one of the Waist Gunners position
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