Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: STS-27 Atlantis, OV-104, rises above clouds as it soars above KSC LC Pad 39B

Title: 
STS-27 Atlantis, OV-104, rises above clouds as it soars above KSC LC Pad 39B
Description: 
Air-to-air view shows Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, rising above clouds and leaving Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39B behind. Barely visible at the very top of the solid rocket booster (SRB) exhaust plumes is OV-104 as it rides on the external tank (ET). OV-104 is headed into space for its third mission, STS-28, a Department of Defense (DOD) dedicated mission.
Date Taken: 
1988-12-06
Program: 
Shuttle
Mission: 
STS-027
Subject Terms: 
(LAUNCHING)
facet_what: 
Launch Pad 39B
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
STS027(S)007
Film Type: 
70mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-STS027(S)007
original url: 
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