In this 59-second time exposure photo released by Anthony Galvan III, the Taurus XL rocket carrying NASA's Glory satellite launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Goleta, Calif., early Friday, March 4, 2011.  NASA says in a statement that a protective shell atop the rocket did not separate from the satellite as it should have about three minutes after the launch.  The rocket failed to reach orbit. (AP Photo/Anthony Galvan III) NO SALES

Photo by: Anthony Galvan III

In this 59-second time exposure photo released by Anthony Galvan III, the Taurus XL rocket carrying NASA's Glory satellite launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Goleta, Calif., early Friday, March 4, 2011. NASA says in a statement that a protective shell atop the rocket did not separate from the satellite as it should have about three minutes after the launch. The rocket failed to reach orbit. (AP Photo/Anthony Galvan III) NO SALES