The Rocket Garden at Night
Originally uploaded by Samantha Decker
The Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center in Florida looks majestic at night. Unfortunately, though, the light on the rockets produced an odd color cast and I didn't quite know what to do with it. I ended up with this.
Originally uploaded by Goddard Photo and Video Blog
ICESat lifted off on January 13, 2003, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., at 4:45 p.m. PST aboard Boeing’s Delta II rocket. Separation of the ICESat spacecraft occurred 64 minutes after launch at 5:49 p.m. PST. Initial contact with ICESat was made 75 minutes after launch at 6 p.m. PST as the spacecraft passed over the Svalbard Ground Station in Norway