Major TomThe sky erupts with a roar of relentless power as a metal ship ascends towards the heavens. “Stage separation T-Minus 20 seconds” states the on-board computer monotonously. I begin counting down in my head. The rocket breaks through a veil of clouds, devastating their natural peace as the engines consume the vapours. The shell begins to shake as if gripped by a giant; one small squeeze and the great vessel would be no more. Tightly secured by a harness, I hardly feel a thing, but I know there’s no problem, these are just some atmospheric winds. “Stage separation commencing” utters the computer once more, moments before a sharp jolt echoes throughout the ship as the holding clasps break away and the ship begins its graceful climb through the atmosphere on a new engine. “Please don’t fail,” I murmur quietly to myself. There’s no point in saying anything, I know, the whole flight is completely automated and I’m the only one on boMajor Tom by marcopolo09190
Currently in second to last year of school, I end up travelling a lot in holidays and during that time, taking pictures along the way.|
Current Camera: Nikon D5200
Previous Camera: Nikon D70s
Lenses: Nikon 18 - 55 and a Nikon 28 - 300.