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During my coverage of the AEHF / Atlas V satellite launch, I was able to take some photos of the NASA Kennedy Space Center complex along the way. Enjoy ! (clicking on images will take you to the store)     The VAB or Vehicle Assembly Building, is the tallest building on the coast. Once you are near the gates, the building becomes visible. It sort of looms in the distance and for most of us, always is in the distance. It’s size is enormous, allowing the assembly of the tallest of spacecraft vertically in […]

In the early morning hours of May 22, 2012, Space X‘s long awaited and several times scrubbed, Dragon C2 craft atop a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. For this launch, I decided to stay in town, Palm City, rather than make the 2 hour trip to the Cape again. The view was pretty amazing. The actual location from which I shot the launch was South Hutchinson Island. Never having done this before I set up for long exposure, pointed the camera northeast and tuned into Spaceflight Now on my […]

On May 4th I attended the AEHF-2 Satellite launch at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The satellite was carried to space atop an Atlas V rocket. It was my first time attending a launch, and it did not disappoint at all ! Amazing what the USAF Space Wing as well as all aerospace companies and NASA have done and continue to do. Here are photos of the launch.   By Chris Calkins Chief media Relations 45th Space Wing 5/4/2012 – CAPE CANAVERAL AFS, Fla. —   The 45th Space Wing successfully launched the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite onboard a […]

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