Birds-Eye View Of The Orbital Sciences/NASA Astares Rocket Explosion

What The Astares Rocket Explosion Looked Like From The Air

The explosion which doomed the Orbital Sciences Astares rocket on Tuesday was spectacular from any angle.

But when Ed Sealing pointed his iPad Mini at the launch from 3,000ft in his Cessna 177 Cardinal, he didn't know he'd capture one of the best views of all.

The devastating explosion is seen as the pilot shouts, merely, 'holy cow'.

Fortunately no one was hurt in the incident, which is under investigation.

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