Watching rockets being transported to their launchpads is simply mesmerizing. Views like these paint a powerful mental picture of our species continuing to engineer literally out of this world advances in transportation.

For Day 6 of the Photoblogging Challenge.

Image credit: Roscosmos

A large Russian Proton-M rocket is shown being transported by rail. Humans nearby, only little larger than each of the rocket’s five engines, provide a sense of scale.