Pictures of Rockets has a variety of pictures from NASA, ESA, private rocket companies, rockets from Chinese, Indian, Russian and more.
Antares Rocket Ready for Launch
Antares Rocket on launch Pad-0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, 6 January, 2014.
Apollo 17 Launch.
Apollo 17 was the final lunar landing mission in NASA’s Apollo program. It was the first night time lift-off of the Saturn V launch vehicle.
Apollo 17 was launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 7 December, 1972.
Saturn V from Capricorn One Movie.
You can watch Capricorn One on Amazon.com online video.
Starring: Elliott Gould, James Brolin. Directed by: Peter Hyams. Runtime: 2 hours 4 minutes. Release year: 1977
The government fakes a Mars landing then sets out to kill the astronauts involved in the thriller Capricorn One.
Russia’s Soyuz Rocket launches crew to International Space Station.
Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft blasts off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on December 19, 2012. Destination: International Space Station.
ESA Ariane Rocket Family
Work on the first Ariane launcher started in 1974 and on December 24th 1979 the first Ariane was lanched into space from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guyana.
Which Rocket design do you like? The latest is the Ariane 5.
SpaceX Falcon 2nd Stage Igniting….an Artist’s Impression
The Dragon spacecraft has successfully delivered cargo to the space station twice in 2012.
Space Rocket Size Comparison
Compare Rocket Sizes.
From the left: Mercury Redstone, Mercury Atlas, Gemini Titan, Saturn 1B, Saturn V, N1 Rocket (Soviet Union), Saturn V Skylab, Space Shuttle (USA).
Magnificent Soyuz Launch Pad Picture
Soyuz Soyuz Launch Pad…..Baikonur Cosmodrome
Soyuz Launch pad is seen prior to the rollout of the Soyuz TMA-13 spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Friday, 10 October, 2008. The Soyuz was scheduled to launch to the International Space Station 12 October 2008. Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Amazing Soyuz Rocket!
Expedition 33 Soyuz Launch
Soyuz rocket with Expedition 33 crew members: Soyuz Commander Oleg Novitskiy, Flight Engineer Kevin Ford of NASA and Flight Engineer Evgeny Tarelkin of Roscosmos onboard the TMA-06M spacecraft launches to the International Space Station on Oct. 23, 2012, in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Launch occurred at 4:51 p.m. Kazakhstan time. Ford, Novitskiy and Tarelkin will be on a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Future Launchers Preparatory Programme (FLPP)
The Future Launcher Preparatory Programme (FLPP) is a European Space Agency (ESA) program that aims to develop and mature technology for a ‘Next Generation Launcher’ as a successor to the Ariane 5 rocket.
It is developing various launch vehicle system concepts, researching and developing technologies and industrial capabilities in all main space transportation areas since 2003.
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