Thursday, August 30, 2012

Photos from this morning's Atlas V launch

In the wee hours of the morning, an Atlas V rocket launched with NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes, twin probes that will study the effect solar wind has on Earth's radiation belt. Ben Cooper at Launchphotography.com took some amazing photos of the launch, they can be found here, or seen below. (All pictures are posted with written permission from Ben Cooper.)









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