Space Shuttle Escape System Test Vehicle Prototype with Star Trails

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Space Shuttle Escape System Test Vehicle Prototype:
After the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, NASA grounded all fleet and then created an escape system for future flights. This system provides the orbiter flight crew members with a means for rapid and safe exit at a remote or emergency landing site. This sled was put on a railroad track with booster rockets behind it and dummies were pulled out of the mock shuttle cockpit. Built by Rockwell International now the Boeing Company. Acquired from a donation from Boeing.Title: Space Shuttle Escape Pod (6335)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 621 second exposure, f/8, ISO 200 3850K. 2015-05-02. Light painting with a Protomachine LED2. All illumination and color work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, Palmdale, CA USA

 The Joe Davies Heritage Airpark in Palmdale, CA showcases a collection of aircraft flown, tested, designed, produced or modified at U.S. Air Force Plant 42, a source of pride and prestige for the city. The airpark was rededicated in Joe’s name in February 2008 in recognition of his tenure as commander of Plant 42, his service as a Palmdale City Councilman, and his role as commissioner on Palmdale’s Aviation and Aerospace Commission. The airpark displays aerospace, military, and civilian aircraft. I feel grateful and honored to have been granted access at night to photograph these magnificent planes.
Título: Space Shuttle Escape Pod (6335)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lente a 14 mm, 621 segundos de exposición, f/8, ISO 200 3850K. 02/05/2015. Pintura de luz con un Protomachine LED2. Toda la iluminación y el color se trabajó durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación: Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, Palmdale, CA, EE.UU.
El Joe Davies Heritage Airpark en Palmdale, CA presenta una colección de aviones volando, probado, diseñado, producido o modificado en la planta de la U.S. Air Force Plant 42, una fuente de orgullo y prestigio para la ciudad. La muestra airpark aeroespacial, militar y aviones civiles. Me siento agradecido y honrado de haber sido concedido el acceso en la noche para fotografiar estos magníficos planos.
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Equipment:  Nikon D610, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod.

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