Aviation Photo #1588618 Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 - Lockheed Martin

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A fisheye view captures the launch of a 19-story Lockheed-Martin Atlas 5 rocket with the Inmarsat 4F-1 communications satellite at 4:42pm EST, March 12, 2005. This lens was destroyed by the very launch that took the 13,000-lb satellite into geosynchronous orbit.
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    Ben Cooper
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    Cocoa Beach - Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip
    Florida
    USA
    March 12, 2005
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Comments (5)

Anonymous
7 years ago
It was worth the lens is what I say!
Anonymous
7 years ago
I guess this awesome photo was worth sacrificing the lens!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Simply WOW!!!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Wow! How did you take that photo? Remote control? Or were you actually standing right under the ascending rocket!?
Anonymous
5 years ago
Yes, remote control, sound activated.

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