July 7, 2003 – Roaring upward from launch complex 17-B at Cape Canaveral, a Delta II heavy rocket carries the Mars Rover Opportunity on its journey to the Red Planet. (NASA)
July 4, 2006 – The Space Shuttle Discovery puts on a fireworks show at Cape Canaveral.
(NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center)
Atop a trail of smoke, the Space Shuttle Discovery roars its way to Earth orbit over Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 30, 1984. (NASA)
June 18, 1983 – The Space Shuttle Challenger hurtles through the sky on its way to a six-day mission in Earth orbit. (NASA)