SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket stands tall on Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Saturday's launch will be the first time SpaceX utilizes NASA's historic launch pad, where 11 Apollo missions and 82 space shuttle flights blasted off.
Launchpad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida sent the first astronauts to the moon, supported dozens of space shuttle missions, and now serves as a commercial launch site. Here are some of the most extraordinary photos from Pad 39A.
On Feb. 10-11, 2017, the Full Snow Moon passed through Earth's shadow in a penumbrual lunar eclipse while the Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusáková made its closest approach. See photos of the awesome event here.