SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage booster arrives back into Port Canaveral, FL on Sep. 12, 2018 guided by SpaceX Naval fleet atop the ocean going OCISLY droneship platform upon which it landed after launching the Telstar 18v comsat on Sep 10 from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com —
Mirror Image Launch Streak: SpaceX Falcon 9 soars past NASA’s iconic Vehicle Assembly Building with flames naturally reflecting in the waters of Indian River Lagoon, Titusville after launch of powerful Telstar 18 VANTAGE telecom satellite at 12:45 a.m. EDT, September 10, 2018 from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL – in this long duration exposure photo.
Streak Shot! SpaceX Falcon 9 blazes trail to geostationary orbit carrying massive Telstar 18 VANTAGE telecom satellite after launch at 12:45 a.m. EDT, September 10, 2018 from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL – seen in this long duration exposure photo taken as the rocket soars past NASA’s iconic Vehicle Assembly Building from the Max Brewer
Beautiful sunset view of raised Falcon 9 upgraded Block 5 rocket at Space Launch Complex-40 for SpaceX night launch of massive Telstar 18 VANTAGE comsat from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station targeted for Sept 9, 2018. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 9 September 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – A massive Canadian commercial communications satellite is
The Mobile Launcher (ML) for the NASA’s SLS heavy lift megarocket and Orion deep space crew capsule moves off Launch Complex 39B enroute to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) on Sept. 7, 2018 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The ML and trio of lightning towers reflect beautifully in the waters of the Merritt Island National Wildlife refuge. Credit:
On Aug. 17, 2018 NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft obtained the first images of its target asteroid Bennu from a distance of 1.4 million miles (2.2 million km), or almost six times the distance between the Earth and Moon. This cropped set of five images was obtained by the PolyCam camera over the course of an hour for calibration purposes and in