1. United Launch Alliance Atlas V bearing MAVEN Image Credit: NASA/Jim Grossman

     

  2. Falcon 9 Credit: SpaceX

     

  3. Soyuz via Space.com Credit: NASA TV

     

  4. Endeavour via The Roosevelts Credit: Dan Winters

     

  5. Orbital Sciences’ Antares Rocket and Cygnus Spacecraft via Nasa.gov Credit: NASA/Brea Reeves

     

  6. United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket vis Space.com Credit: ULA

     

  7. Antares Rocket With Cygnus Spacecraft via Nasa.gov Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

     

  8. SpaceX Falcon 9 via Space.com Credit: SpaceX/Elon Musk

     

  9. LADEE aboard the Minotaur V rocket, via Space.com Credit: NASA/Chris Perry

     

  10. Indian Space Research Organisation’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle via Space.com CREDIT: ISRO