Tag: rocket

Interesting Photo of the Day: SpaceX’s First Reused Rocket Launch

Thanks to the internet and the incredible interest in space exploration, an image of a rocket lifting off a launch pad is nothing extraordinary. And yet this image is here; it’s SpaceX’s first reused rocket launch. This makes future low cost space missions a serious possibility, which is kind of a big deal: Falcon 9 Lift Off […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Delta IV Rocket Launch

When thinking about aerospace photography, rarely do teenagers come to mind. But freelance photographer John Kraus has begun to change all that. At 16 years of age, Kraus has become one of the youngest spaceflight journalists in the country. Living just 30 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral, Kraus grew up watching launches […]

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Looking up: Sixteen-year-old John Kraus is a rocket launch photographer

John Kraus rocket launch photography SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launches cargo and science to the ISS, and the first stage of the rocket comes back and lands at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in July of 2016. Photo by John Kraus Growing up in Satellite Beach, Florida, John Kraus has been watching launches for as […]

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New High-Speed Camera From NASA Captures Incredible Dynamic Range of Rocket Test

Trying to capture a rocket test using a high-speed camera requires some specialty equipment. Trying to capture that footage with enough dynamic range to see the detail in the plume and in the booster required NASA to develop a whole new camera. Watch this latest footage from a new camera NASA developed to capture a […]

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Photographing a SpaceX Rocket Streaking Across the Night Sky Returning to Earth

What you see here is the 2nd Stage Burn with the 1st Stage Re-entry Burn, which is used to initially slow down to begin the landing process, appearing under the tree limb. At 1:21am on May 6, 2016, SpaceX continued its run of aerospace brilliance with a night launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying […]

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Ready for takeoff: GoPro records rocket trip into space

While you’re waiting for Space X to get you into orbit, there’s an easier way to enjoy an otherworldly view. A GoPro HERO 4 camera was used to record a UP Aerospace Inc. SL-10 rocket’s travel into space, showing the flight at speeds of up to Mach 5.5 from Earth to an altitude of 120,700m / 396,000ft […]

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