Phenomenal Photos from the Antares Launch

Photo by PoPville flickr user Harrison Jones

Harrison writes:

“An Orbital ATK Antares rocket is seen in the skies over the Jefferson Memorial in Washington as it lifts off from the NASA Wallops Island flight facility in Wallops Island, Va., Oct. 17, 2016. The rocket was launched to send supplies to the International Space Station.”

Photo by PoPville flickr user DCbmyers

“Watching the Rocket Launch at Cardozo HS in Columbia Heights”

For others who watched, where did you see it?

More shots after the jump.

Photo by PoPville flickr user Joe Baggadonuts

“Antares rocket launching its Cygnus cargo ship into orbit, bound for the I.S.S.”

Photo by PoPville flickr user John M


#OA5 Launch from Washington, DC

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  • I had a good view of it from my rooftop in Mt. Pleasant, better than I expected given the city in between, plus tall trees to the southeast of my house.

  • I was surprised at how bright the first stage of the launch was (viewed from Meridian Hill Park) – was pretty awesome to see.

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