The identity of the photographer & author of this article us unknown to me...
Article and image from:
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/01/delta-iv-heavy-launched-from-california-base-yesterday-a-personal-impression.ars ~ OB
I went to see the Delta IV-Heavy rocket launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California on January 20. With the capacity to lift 23 tons of payload to low-Earth orbit, the rocket was the biggest to launch from the west coast of the United States to date, and it was a spectacular show.
By: Kunio Sayanagi
I got this off of the interenet, and found It to be quite impressive..!
I thought it should be circulated around so hpefully others will enjoy it, too.
Edited by Orange Blossom, 04 February 2011 - 07:44 PM.
Edited to conform to fair use rules. ~ OB