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How to photograph a shuttle launch

Published on February 24, 2011 By SpaceKate

It’s launch day! Today! After one hell of an adventure (I promise I’ll explain more later) the #spacenomad is back in Florida and if all goes to plan, Diva Discovery will launch from KSC this afternoon at 4.50pm EST. I managed to catch Bill Ingalls, one of NASA’s official photographers who will be capturing fantastic […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragon Capsule Launch – aka My first rocket launch!

Published on December 9, 2010 By SpaceKate

So I’ve been dreaming about getting into space, and I’m merrily living my life as a Space Nomad, chasing space stuff around the United States, but despite all this, I’ve never actually seen a rocket launch. Until yesterday. SpaceX managed to do what NASA couldn’t – launch a rocket while I was in town to see […]

Almost in Space

Published on September 19, 2010 By SpaceKate

This is the closest that I’ve ever got to space, although really, it wasn’t me, it was a high altitude balloon. I did pack the camera in polystyrene so that it could go up there though – does that count?   Read more about how I got to take this photo on radiokate.com