Rocket comes out over hill peaks, morning light, blue sky

SpaceX Radarsat Constellation Rocket Launch

Photos from today’s launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, 7:17 AM (PST)

The rocket’s payload is a satellite system to monitor Canadian sea ice as well as The Great Lakes. The Stage 1 reentry to the base was successful.

Rocket comes out over hill peaks, morning light, blue sky
rocket, stage one, heading up and south against blue sky
Stage 1 rocket and jettison smoke against blue sky, heading up and south
Jettison smoke swirls diagonally upward against blue sky, above hill peaks

El cuete lleva un sistema de satélites para observar a los mares Canadiénses y a los Grandes Lagos. La primera etapa de encendido del cuete regresó a la base para voler a usarse.

© Ave Valencia 2019

Images licensed under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial Attribution license.

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