Scope Diagram Astrocamera.Net - Astrophotography by Dave Kodama

Rockets and Spacecraft


 

Spacecraft and rocket launches are increasingly common in our skies -- to the point where satellite trails are considered nuisances in deep sky astrophotos, just as airplane trails have been for decades. Occasionally, however, they are the targets I go after.

 
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch - 29 Sept. 2013
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch
(29 Sept. 2013)
Atlas 5 Launch  - 12 Dec. 2014
Atlas 5 Launch
(12 Dec. 2014)
>Jason 3 / Falcon 9 Launch  - 16 Jan. 2016
Jason 3 / Falcon 9 Launch
16 Jan. 2016
Geostationary Satellites Geostationary Satellites 2
24 Sept. 2011
Geostationary Satellites
1 Oct. 2011
Geostationary Satellites 2
Minuteman Launch - 2 Oct. 1999
Minuteman Launch
(2 Oct. 1999)
Minotaur Launch - 22 Sept. 2005
Minotaur Launch
(22 Sept. 2005)
Fuel Dump in Orion - 11 Nov. 2007
Fuel Dump in Orion
(11 Nov. 2007)