Crossing paths with a wild hog mother accompanied by her many children along the trail at the Circle B Bar Reserve. These animals are not native to Florida or the Americas and are believed to be descended from the swine brought by early Spanish Explorers and subsequent settlers that escaped into the wild making for a modern day nuisance as far as the native habitats are concerned. An environment these animals love to dig up in their foraging for food.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage used for the Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite launch returns to Port Canaveral on 12 September 2018 aboard the Of Course I Still Love You droneship that the booster landed on about eight minutes after launch a few hundred miles out in the Atlantic Ocean. Click to view a gallery of my Telstar 18 Vantage launch & booster recovery photos.
Lightning and rain around Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station delayed the launch of the Telstar 18 Vantage communications satellite aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for over an hour until the weather cleared allowing for lift off at 12:45AM on 10 September 2018. Click to view a gallery of my Telstar 18 Vantage launch & booster recovery photos.