SpaceX Zuma Launch - Chris Green Photography

  On the night of January 7, 2018, SpaceX launched the secretive "Zuma" payload for the US military aboard a Falcon 9 rocket at around 8pm. At the same moment, resort guests at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort were packing the beach to watch the nightly fireworks display from Disney's Magic Kingdom. Treated to a double showing of both fireworks and a rocket launch, guests watched in awe as the Falcon 9 lifted into the sky, separated, then stood in amazement as the first stage returned to earth. This photo is a composite of several photos during the launch, where you can see the rocket's path through clouds, into space, and back to earth again.

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