Rocket Portfolio

Portfolio

  • Falcon 9 lifts off from SLC-40 with 58 SpaceX Starlink and 3 SkySat satellites for Planet.

  • Fireworks cap off ThinkerCon 2018 at the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL.

  • Dusk falls on Boston as Trinity Church shines in Copley Square.

  • Back Bay skyline reflected in the Storrow Lagoon

  • Partly Cloudy Beavertail

    Sunlight breaking through the clouds, illuminating the Beavertail Lighthouse from its rocky shores.

  • Delta IV Heavy launching Parker Solar Probe to the Sun, as seen in this single long exposure image from the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse.

  • Delta IV Heavy launching Parker Solar Probe to the Sun, as seen in this single long exposure image from the grounds of the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse.

  • Delta IV Heavy launching Parker Solar Probe to the Sun.

  • Delta IV Heavy launching Parker Solar Probe to the Sun.

  • Delta IV Heavy igniting its engines prior to launching the Parker Solar Probe to the Sun.

  • The mighty ULA Delta IV Heavy at dusk on the evening before launch.

  • The ULA Mobile Service Tower at SLC-37B begins to roll back, revealing the mighty Delta IV Heavy.

  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 being returned to port just days after landing at sea as lightning strikes in the distance.

  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 being returned to port just days after landing at sea.

  • The SpaceX Falcon 9 being returned to port just days after landing at sea, passing by a Carnival Liberty cruiseliner.

  • Space Station zipping over Copley Square's Trinity Church and Hancock Tower in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • United Airlines flight 57, a Boeing 767-424(ER), cruising at 33,000ft ~10km off the coast of Scituate, MA flying from Newark (EWR) to Charles de Gaulle (CDG). Photo taken from Long Wharf in Boston, MA.

  • Hi-res panorama of SpaceX's first Block V Falcon 9 standing on SLC-4 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

  • A wicked view of the Falcon 9 nearing the supersonic regime of flight, creating condensation which instantly freezes and luminesces in the rocket's brighter-than-the-sun exhaust.

  • The 2nd Block V iteration of the Falcon 9 rocket (first from SLC-40) clearing the tower.

  • Falcon 9 ascending above a palm tree located on SLC-40, wreathed in condensation from super-chilled LOX (liquid oxygen) and RP-1 (rocket propellant - 1)in its fuel tanks.

  • Daytime!!! Falcon 9 lights up the night in this long exposure photo.

Recent Photos

  • Atlas V 401 lifts off with the Lucy spacecraft at 5:34am EDT on October 16th, 2021.

  • Underexposed engine shot of the dual-nozzle RD-180 powering Atlas V.

  • Though it has two nozzles, the single RD-180 powering Atlas V is a dual-combustion chamber, dual-nozzle design.

  • The full 4-meter fairing.

  • Atlas V, ready for its close-up, Oct 16, 2021 at 5:34am.

  • Close-up of the dedications inscribed on the upper portion of the first stage of the Atlas V.

  • Atlas V is flying in the 401 configuration meaning it has a 4-meter fairing, 0 strap on solid-rocket boosters, and 1 Centaur upper stage engine. Atlas V will fly to space solely on the power of the RD-180.

  • Atlas V with the Lucy spacecraft aboard, at SLC-41 on the morning of October 15th, as media set their sound-activated remote cameras.

  • Close-up of the Lucy mission fairing patch/artwork.

  • Atlas V arriving at the perimieter of SLC-41.

  • Ta-da. Atlas V in the 401 configuration is now in place to launch Lucy no-earlier than 5:34am on October 16th, 2021. Lucy will orbit the Sun, with a couple gravity assists from Earth along the way, on a 12-year mission to study the Jovian Trojan asteroids.

  • An Atlas V 401 with the Lucy spacecraft aboard, emerges from the VIF (vertical integration facility) at SLC-41 on October 14th, 2021.

  • The scene just begged for a black and white. Weather for launch is currently 90% GO.

  • Atlas V took about 30 minutes from exiting the VIF to traverse the roughly third of a mile journey to the base of SLC-41.

  • Lucy will ride to space under the power of an Atlas V 401.

  • Atlas V 401 features the 4 meter payload fairing, no strap-on solid rocket bosoters, and 1 upper stage Centaur rocket engine.

  • Close-up details of the solar panel assembly/deploy mechanism.

  • Close-up details of the spacecraft.

  • NASA's asteroid-hunting spacecraft 'Lucy' ready for encapsulation in the Atlas V 4 meter payload fairing. (Sept 29, 2021)

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