Water and Sky - jillb
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An Atlas V rocket puts on a show for beachgoers as it lifts a massive U.S. Navy satellite into orbit.

An Atlas V rocket puts on a show for beachgoers as it lifts a massive U.S. Navy satellite into orbit.

Playalinda Beach, Canaveral National Seashore, Florida, USA.

This launch vantage point is only reached after a bit of a drive and then a decent walk along the beach. I'd also like to note our Florida weather on this morning was anything but balmy. The spectacle was well worth the effort, however.

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