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SpaceTT: Best launch photos of 2012

Stunning list of the best rocket launches of 2012 released.

Published Fri, Dec 28 2012 1:45 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:25 PM CST

I am a huge fan of all things Space and Space science. I am absolutely a sucker for good images of rocket launch photos and videos. has just released their list of the best launch images of 2012.

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The list features launches from both the US and Russian space programs and the images are quite stunning. The image above was taken by my good friend and Astro Club buddy Hap Griffin during the Launch of NROL-15 aboard a Delta 4 Heavy in May 2012. Sadly it did not make the list, but it is by far one of my favorite launch photo from 2012.

Hopefully this coming year I will be able to travel down to the Kennedy Space Center to capture some astounding launch images myself. To view the full slide show of images head over to

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Credit: Roscosmos

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Credit: Pat Corkery, United Launch Alliance


A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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