Jim Burchfield
Image taken:
Aug. 17, 2009
Location:
St Cloud, FL, USA
Details:
Pictures don't do it justice. The sunrise colored the bottom of the rocket plume rosy red, the top of the plume was brilliant white. With the backdrop of the moon with Venus so nearby, it was a stunning sunrise launch.
 
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