October 7, 2012
Craig Rubadoux photo

Media from around the world cover the launch Space -X Falcon 9 from atop of the VAB as it lights up the sky during its liftoff from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA.

Terry Renna photo

The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket stands on space launch complex 40 ready for launch at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Launch is scheduled for 8:35 PM Sunday on a supply mission to the International Space Station.

Terry Renna photo

The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket stands on space launch complex 40 ready for launch at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Launch is scheduled for 8:35 PM Sunday on a supply mission to the International Space Station.