NASA just released close-up photos of last year’s massive Antares rocket explosion, and they’re eerily beautiful.
Cygnus was strapped to an Antares rocket that exploded seconds after lift off from a launch pad in Virginia.
Photographer Joel Kowsky caught the whole thing on camera, snapping some incredible photos that NASA recently released on Flickr. Check them out below. They’re a humble reminder of just how dangerous space can be.
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