Check out the selected photos from the launch and booster landing of the CRS-18 resupply mission to the International Space Station on 25 July 2019. Click to view gallery.
While I wait for time to work up the photos from the launch of CRS-18, here is another image taken while waiting of the massive dirt pile next to the cement plant at Port Canaveral. Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is visible on the horizon where a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched CRS-18 on its way to the International Space Station.
The storm clouds cleared away almost at the last minute to allow the CRS-18 resupply mission to the International Space Station take flight on 25 July 2019. The launch photos will have to stay dormant for awhile in the camera until at least this weekend when I can find time to work on them. In the meantime, enjoy this image of two Brown Pelicans winging their way over Port Canaveral taken while waiting for the launch.
Chances were slim the massive front of disturbed weather filled with rainstorms and lightning trekking across Florida would clear out of the area in time for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sending a Dragon spacecraft filled with supplies to the International Space Station on 24 July 2019. As expected, the bad weather forced the rocket to remain on the ground at Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station pending its next launch attempt on 25 […]