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Photographer captures amazing series of rocket explosion pictures

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Posted at 9:35 AM, Oct 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-29 11:44:21-04

Flickr user throwingutah was near the site of last night’s rocket explosion and shared this amazing series of high-resolution photos of the blast with us. For some perspective, the water tower in the photos is 307 feet tall, according to a Facebook post from Wallops.

“Did not go as planned. (all photos are unfiddled-with, other than cropping out the soybean field*.)” She wrote in the description.

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