Lt. Col. Gabriel Green and Capt. Zachary Bartoe patrol the airspace in an F-15E Strike Eagle as the Space Shuttle Atlantis launches May 14, 2010, at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Colonel Green is the 333rd Fighter Squadron commander and Captain Bartoe is a 333rd FS weapons system officer. Both aircrew members are assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. John Peltier)
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At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Atlantis casts shadows into space as it make its 1-mph trek along the crawlerway from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A. [NASA]