John Kraus is an 18 year old photographer who loves documenting rocket launches and being from Florida, he’s got access to photograph SpaceX launches. The images published on his website http://johnkrausphotos.com are just phenomenal. I’m not sure what you were doing at 18, but I wasn’t investing my time in taking some...
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