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A close encounter with SpaceX

By Bloomberg
29 July 2018   |   11:00 am
For Bloomberg Businessweek’s Space Issue, photographer Steven Brahms traveled to Cape Canaveral, Fla., to capture a rare moonlit launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule.

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