This composite photograph combines three separate long exposures. It shows the launch and landing of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on July 18, 2016. The launch delivered thousands of pounds of supplies and science to astronauts at the International Space Station.JOHN KRAUS #Photography #Rocket
Daily Life: March 2014 - Photos - The Big Picture - Boston.com In this aerial photo a woman walks past a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, on March 27. Baikonur is the world's first and largest operational space launch facility. (Dmitry Lovetsky/Associated Press) #
On October 24, 1946, the world was introduced to the first photograph from space, a shot of our tiny planet taken 65 miles above Earth. The artist behind this iconic image was a V-2 rocket, programmed to capture a frame every 1.5 seconds before delivering a steel cassette of film back to the ground just minutes after it launched.
Why Orion's launch is the best news for humanity in a long time 12/5/14 Jesus Diaz- I have always been sad that I never got to see the beginning of humanity's ultimate journey, and even sadder to realize that in 1972 we abandoned a path that could have possibly gotten us to Mars and other planets by now. Today we opened the gate to that path again. We should rejoice—we are going back to the stars.