Incredible Photo Of SpaceX’s Rocket Launch From UCF Football’s 50-Yard-Line Goes Viral For Its Beauty

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During the early hours of Wednesday morning, SpaceX and NASA made history. Jessica Watkins became the first-ever Black woman to launch into space for a long-term mission aboard the international space station.

Watkins, Bob Hines, Kjell Lindgren, and Samantha Cristoforetti will spend six months on the space station.

They began their journey just after midnight on the east coast and made their way out onto the launchpad.

From there, members of “Crew-4” loaded into a new Crew Dragon spacecraft dubbed ‘Freedom.’ It is the fourth operational crew launched by SpaceX to the space station under a contract with NASA.

The California-based SpaceX team launched the mission from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 3:52am PT on Wednesday morning.

Just about an hour away from the SpaceX Crew-4 launch, the view from the University of Central Florida was remarkable.

UCF has close ties to NASA and considers itself the “future of space exploration.” As a result, it has dubbed itself ‘SpaceU’ and plays an annual football game with space-themed uniforms that always bring the heat.

In addition to its classroom connection to outer space and NASA, the football program has a pretty incredible relationship. The way that the team’s stadium, known as ‘The Bounce House,’ is positioned makes it so launches at Cape Canaveral happen just beyond the 50-yard-line.

When a rocket takes off into the sky, it makes for a truly spectacular image, as it did on Wednesday.

This, of course, is not the first launch that has happened in Florida. Thus, it is not the first breath-taking image from The Bounce House.

Although there was not a game being played, there is not better 50-yard-line view in the entire country.