Friday, 28 February 2014

This Japanese rocket launch looks like an early atomic bomb test



This Japanese rocket launch looks like an early atomic bomb test

This stunning image shows the launch of the Japanese H-IIA rocket as it carries the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory into space. The rocket thundered into the sky at 1:37 p.m. EST on Thursday February 27th and this image was, unsurprisingly , captured by NASA photographer Bill Ingalls.
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