I love rocket launches photos, especially when they are as awesome as this photo by Pat Corkery, featured by the US Air Force.
During the height of the cold war in the early 80's you could find me on the playground of my elementary school, climbing on a rocketship similar to the 23 captured by photographer Lauren Orchowski.
Like watching rocket launches? Then check out the live webcast of SpaceX's Falcon 1 launch from the Marshall Islands at 7pm EST. The Falcon 1 measures 90 feet, weighs roughly 103,000 pounds and uses a two stage, liquid oxygen and rocket grade kerosene vehicle to blast off. SpaceX, started up by Elon Musk of PayPal…