PHOTOS: Aerial shots of Antares launch

These photos of the Antares test launch were captured from an aircraft near NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, showing the booster lifting off from its seaside launch pad.

The Antares rocket soared into a crystal clear sky, remaining visible to observers for nearly four minutes. The 13-story rocket launched from Wallops Island, Va., at 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT) Sunday.

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Photo credit: NASA/Wallops Range Optics

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