Want to see what happened behind the scenes of Wednesday's launch of the Ares I-X Test Rocket? The Big Picture blog has some great photos of the day, before, during and after launch. Click through to see the best pics.
Wonder at the impressive technological prowess of the genius engineers at NASA, as brave Ares launches. Yes, dear citizens, be amazed at the sheer beauty of the mighty rocket as it flies supersonically, thundering the skies of this glorious nation.
All systems are go at Cape Canaveral. The new Arex I-X—largest NASA's rocket since Saturn V—is now ready to launch at Launch Pad 39B. After all, launch has been scrubbed because of the weather. Updated.
Marvel at the beauty of NASA's Ares I-X test rocket, due to launch on Tuesday. If all goes well, NASA can move forward with development of its next-generation Orion spacecraft, which should carry us to the Moon... and Mars.
At last! The new Arex I-X rocket—the first iteration of the rocket that will take humans back to the Moon and beyond—is out of NASA's assembling facilities, and is now at Launch Pad 39B, getting ready for launch.