On December 5, 2014, NASA launched the first test of their Orion Spacecraft on top of ULA’s Delta IV Heavy. This picture is looking through the remains of the launch pad that NASA first tested the Apollo Capsule from back in 1967, Launch Complex 34.
The mission, EFT-1, was flawless, testing Orion's heat shield on a high velocity reentry. Only 4 hours after taking off from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, it splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.
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Photo by Tim Dodd (the Everyday Astronaut)
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