Re: Cannot get Rick's photos

From: paul (
Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 09:03:00 EST

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    I saw that photo as part of a video this morning
    on ABC News, followed by retired military expert
    discussing tile situation.  no one suggested that
    the video was "fake."  I suppose there could be
    a difference of opinion as to what it purported
    to show.
    At 04:27 2/4/2003 -0600, you wrote:
    >I wrote:
    >>FWIW, here's the alleged photo (mentioned on DSat) 
    >>of a crack in the Shuttle's wing...:
    >Here's a link to an English web site with the same 
    >photo and English caption:
    >It says the photo is from the Israeli TV new program 
    >"Erev Hadash".  I'm no photo analyst, but to me the 
    >photo looks fake.  It seems like the distance to the 
    >Earth is too far.  The question could be asked if 
    >STS-107's orbit would ever let Columbia be in a 
    >position such that the Earth might appear as it does 
    >in the photo.  (I have no idea on that.)  The top 
    >side of the shuttle is white, but this is an odd 
    >yellow color.  The tiles are dark, of course, and 
    >are on the bottom of the orbiter.  Also, I've read 
    >that there really would not be a way to get such a 
    >photo (of the top of the wing) from within the crew 
    >compartment.  I wonder how credible Erev Hadash and 
    >Maariv are as news sources, as well as Corriere.  I
    >never heard of any of them before yesterday (no 
    >Ed Cannon - - Austin, Texas, USA
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