Falcon 9 Lifts off from KSC on 04 June 2010 (Source: @RobertPearlman)
This view from a camera on SpaceX's first Falcon 9 rocket shows the Earth far below as the rocket soared into orbit on its inaugural launch June 4, 2010. Credit: SpaceX.
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) had a successful first flight for their Falcon 9 launch vehicle today.
Link: SpaceFlightNow (Falcon 9 Status)
Link: Space.com article (New Private Rocket Soars Into Space on First Flight )