Cape Canaveral, United States of America
TIME EXPOSURE OF ATLAS ROCKET AFTER 70TH LAUNCH FROM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION IN FLORIDA.
A time exposure photograph captures a Lockheed Martin Atlas IIIA rocket as it streaks across the Florida sky, after lifting off the launch pad from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida early March 13, 2004 marking the 70th successful launch of the Lockheed Martin built rocket. The payload was a satellite built by Space Systems Loral with their customers, Mobile Broadcasting Corp (MBCO) of Japan and SK Telecom of Korea. The state-of-the-art satellite will deliver digital multimedia information services such as CD-quality audio, MPEG-4 video and data to mobile users throughout Japan and Korea. REUTERS/Brian H. Bailie TR/GN