space

GOES-R launch at Kennedy Space Center
GOES-R launch at Kennedy Space Center
Northwestern University
NOAA’s revolutionary weather satellite successfully launched Saturday from Florida. This means earlier warnings, expected to save lives from severe weather situations.
Photographer Charles Twine sets his video camera’s homemade timer for launch. Kelly Calagna/MEDILL
Northwestern University
There is no “standard equipment” when it comes to protecting a camera from the intense exhaust of a space rocket, so each individual journalist or photographer must MacGyver his or her own unique contraption for the job.