Monday, January 8, 2018

January 7, 2018: SpaceX Falcon 9 ZUMA

Falcon 9 Zuma

4:30 pm view of Falcon and the lightning arrestors

Immediately after ignition

Falcon 9 Zuma liftoff

A better image of the spiral  exhaust pattern

Gaining altitude

Streak image of Falcon 9 ZUMA trajectory

My 2nd attempt of a streak photo.  f/18, ISO 100 and segments of varying length because I forgot I had started the exposure, and managed to stop it after 36 sec. 

I think this is the main engine cutoff (MECO)

Video narrative from SpaceX

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