Join Donate

The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch

Click to view full image

Ryan Chylinski

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch
A closeup of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. This rocket launched the Merah Putih satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) just before successfully returning its first stage to the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship in the Atlantic Ocean, intended for reuse on a future launch.

© This image is copyrighted with all rights reserved. Do not reuse in any way without permission. Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Ryan Chylinski

Original image data dated on or about August 6, 2018

Explore related images: Commercial spaceflight, BMSIL, pretty pictures, mission status, rockets

Comments & Sharing
More Images
Bill Nye and people
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Bruce Murray and Carl Sagan
Pretty Pictures

Support the Bruce Murray Space Image Library and help us share the wonders of other worlds.


"We're changing the world. Are you in?"
- CEO Bill Nye

I'm In!