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This is NOT A Destructive beauty: It is NOT a amazing picture of a tornado bursting through the clouds.... This is a picture from Florida, where and when the space shuttle went up. Living there most of my life, it is a scene that Floridians can identify quite well.
Space Shuttle Endeavour disappears into low clouds following an on time launch to the International Space Station from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Photo by James Brown 2008.
Hole in Sky - US Space Shuttle launch on a cloudy morning.
Wow! That's scary but beautiful. Mother Nature.