Ugly but Successful: Delayed SpaceX Launch Makes Orbit

After the original April 14th launch attempt was delayed, the SpaceX launch of Falcon 9 waited out ominous weather and made it into orbit this afternoon. Although successful, this is the first launch I've seen with a complete dearth of beautiful photographs. » 4/18/14 4:11pm Friday 4:11pm

Rocket Launch Never Looked As Overwhelming As This

NASA has just released this stunning photo of the latest Antares rocket launch and I am in constant awe of it. The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, was launched from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, NASA Wallops Flight… » 9/19/13 9:03am 9/19/13 9:03am