This is the beach near Port Canaveral. It took about 45 seconds to hear the shuttle. Multiply by the speed of sound (761mph) and it seems that we were about 9.5 miles away. Nerdiness = done.
Zoom, camera, zoom.
So that is what we did last Friday- my first non-jetlagged Friday in Melbourne. Tonight, I am very excited about Palm Bay Idol. Yes, you read that right. I hope it bears some resemblance to the American Idol auditions. I'll keep you posted.