Today's the anniversary of Shuttle Columbia's maiden flight in 1981. Here's the original STS-1 launch video:
...and a fan-edit putting a shuttle launch to "Countdown" by Rush:
It looks like mostly Shuttle Discovery footage, but I won't quibble--a shuttle launch is a shuttle launch, and they still choke me up and give me goosebumps even when I know what'll happen next.
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