Solid rocket boosters for shuttle Endeavour exhibit capped with nose cones

Jan. 28, father and I were listening to the launch on truck radio. In Fort Myers Fla. I asked Dad if he thought we might see something from the top of a large tank we were working on. He didn't think we be able to see anything. I was doubtful too, but we climbed to the top and looked N.E.

Just above the horizontal tree-line we could see a small white exhaust arc. And then we saw that arc split. I told Dad there was something wrong.....we ran back down to truck radio.......and sure enough, it had exploded.

It was the only live launch we ever saw. And I can remember that little white arc.