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Rockets Photography

Updated: 4 July 2024

Some selected rocket launches photographed from Arizona and some historical photographs. Click a thumbnail to see a larger version.

 Southern Arizona 
photo
SpaceX Falcon 9
22 December 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/3.5, 1/10sec, ISO 4000
FL 18mm
photo
SpaceX Falcon 9
6 February 2018
D850 DSLR
f/3.5, 1 second, ISO 25600
FL 8mm Fisheye
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SpaceX Falcon 9
6 February 2018
D850 DSLR
f/2.8, 1/4sec, ISO 25600
FL 70mm



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Mountain Vista School Model Rocket, Oracle, Arizona
December 2018
photo
Atlas Centaur Fuel Dump
21 January 2022
D7200 DSLR piggyback
f/4, 30 seconds, ISO 3200
Focal length 23mm
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Atlas Centaur Fuel Dump
21 January 2022
D7200 DSLR piggyback
f/5.6, 30 seconds, ISO 3200
Focal length 140mm



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SpaceX Falcon 9
27 October 2022
D850 DSLR
f/2.8, 1/80sec, ISO 3200
FL 70mm
photo
SpaceX Falcon 9
19 July 2023
iPhone 13 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 1X lens)
photo
Firefly Aerospace Rocket
14 September 2023
iPhone 13 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 1X lens)



photo
SpaceX Falcon 9
2 January 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 5 seconds, 1X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 & Stage 1 Re-entry Burn
2 January 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 5 seconds, 1X lens)
photo
SpaceX Falcon 9 Stage 2 Burn
2 January 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 5 seconds, 1X lens)



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SpaceX Falcon 9
2 January 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Video, 9 seconds, 1X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 Stage 1 Re-entry Burn
2 January 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Video, 5 seconds, 1X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 Stage 2 Burn, Stage 1 Re-entry Burn
24 February 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 1X lens)



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SpaceX Falcon 9 Stage 2 Burn
24 February 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Video, 7 seconds, 5X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 Stage 2 Burn & Orion
10 March 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 1X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 launch & Mercury
18 March 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 1X lens)



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Falcon 9 launch
18 March 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 5X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 boostback burn 0:35 video
18 March 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (1X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 launch & Mercury
18 March 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (Night Mode, 3 seconds, 1X lens)



photo
Falcon 9 re-entry burn video
18 March 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (1X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 launch & re-entry burn
9 May 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (2X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 launch & boostback burn
18 June 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (2X lens)



photo
Falcon 9 launch
18 June 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (2X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 launch & re-entry burn
18 June 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (2X lens)
photo
Falcon 9 launch
18 June 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (2X lens)



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Falcon 9 launch
23 June 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (video, 1X lens)
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Falcon 9 launch
23 June 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (1X lens)



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Firefly Aerospace Alpha launch
3 July 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (1X lens)
photo
Firefly Aerospace Alpha launch
3 July 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (1X lens)
photo
Firefly Aerospace Alpha launch
3 July 2024
iPhone 15 Pro Max
Camera app (1X lens)
 Historical 
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Estes Model Rocket, Seymour, Indiana
1960s
Box camera, 120 roll film
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Atlas Agena D, Florida
4 May 1967
35mm Slide Camera
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Atlas Agena D, Florida
4 May 1967
35mm Slide Camera



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Atlas Agena D, Florida
4 May 1967
35mm Slide Camera
photo
Delta II, California
6 November 1998
Ricoh RDC-4200, FL 35mm
photo
Minuteman III, California
19 September 2002
Coolpix 995



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Minuteman III, California
19 September 2002
Coolpix 995
photo
Minotaur, California
22 September 2005
D70 DSLR
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Minotaur, California
22 September 2005
D70 DSLR
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