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Sunset in Onna Village, Okinawa
The golden queen on her throne
Surfing Ka'ena Point
Art of Visual
Lights On A Mountain
Sunset
Danger Wheel
poker face
The Labor
An Ant on the Flower
Working Bee
Rocket Launch
Sea of Flowers
Windmill
Colourful Bottles
Into the Tropics
Creedence Clearwater Revisited concert at Hudson Gardens
Carved Inside Fourknocks Passage Tomb
A wonderful View
Climbing road near Quarzazate
A walk to remember
Blue Mussel Beach
Sunrise in Cancun
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Rocket Launch

I have never seen a rocket take off into space, ever, until this day. My mom and I were exploring the Kenedy Sace Center in Florida and had researched that there was potentially going to be a rocket launch that afternoon at a different section of the space station. WE took a bus over there and waited. The Rocket could only launch if the weather conditions were just right, if something was even just a little off, they would cancel the launch. We got radioed in that the rocked was going to take off and man did we hear that thing! I was clear across a lake from this rocket and it sounded like I was right net to it! This was quite a historical day too because this rocket was the first ever "reused" rocket ever to be sent back into space.

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Wailuku, Hawaii, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2017
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2017, 2:50 a.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
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