Upper Stage Rocket Gallery
Here are a group of rocket photos that you can use in
All of these rockets are upper stage rockets; they
are carried aloft by another rocket airplane and are
then fired to put satellites into orbit.
These photos were gathered by Honie Lui, of Independence High School,
Independence, Ohio, in May, 2005, as part of a
Senior Shadowing Project.
Agena - upper stage used to place satellites into orbit.
Agena with docking collar for Gemini spacecraft..
Agena docking target for Gemini VIII - first successful docking of two spacecraft.
Testing of Centaur rocket engine - first use of liquid hydrogen fuel.
Winged Pegasus rocket used to launch small satellites.
Pegasus is launched from a B-52.
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