My favorite rocket launch photos of 2016!

Although I photographed just three launches in 2016, the fewest for me since 2010. I still captured some favorite images and I figured I would share them. The highlight of the year would have to be the Delta IV Heavy launch, my favorite rocket currently flying, which also happened to occur on my birthday! Advertisements

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A resolution to begin blogging again..

It has been nearly three years since my last blog post, which is kind of hard to believe, but I double-checked! I suppose that since we are at the dawn of a new year, now would be the perfect time to bring this blog back to life! As always, I will do my best to […]

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A taste of ubiquity; photographing the launch of GPS IIF-5.

We all wish we could be in two places at once occasionally. While in Florida last week shooting Daytona Speedweeks for NASCAR Illustrated, I would find myself in a predicament. The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket, the 25th flight, would occur during the same time as the Budweiser Duels at Daytona […]

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Cass Scenic Railroad Celebrates 50 years!

On June 30, 1960, the final Mower Lumber Co. log train rolled off of Cass Hill and the Cass Mill fell forever silent the following morning. Shortly there after, Midwest Raleigh began the task of scrapping the logging railroad. Luckily, some railfans and local businessmen stepped up and brought attention of the scenic, former logging […]

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Reaching for the stars from 39,000 feet

When most people think of a rocket launch, they think of a launch site along the sandy beaches of Florida’s Space Coast or Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California, however this is not always the case. I recently travelled with Spaceflight Now to VAFB for the launch of an Orbital Sciences Pegasus rocket carrying […]

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Work continues on the final home of Atlantis

On Thursday, December 27th I was given a tour of the continuing progress of the new Atlantis exhibit hall at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The 100 million dollar building, which has yet to be officially named, will tell the story of the Space Shuttle Program through movies, interactive exhibits and displays. The centerpiece […]

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Inside NASA’s Mysterious Rubber Room

Ever since learning about the Rubber Room and Blast Room deep below launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center I had been hopeful that I would one day get to photograph this mysterious remnant of the Apollo Program. I had seen very few photos of this room online and by talking to friends at KSC […]

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