Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: STS-29 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from KSC LC Pad 39B

Title: 
STS-29 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from KSC LC Pad 39B
Description: 
STS-29 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from and clears launch tower at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39B. The fixed service structure (FSS), retracted rotating service structure (RSS), and the launch pad are obscured by the exhaust smoke generated by the solid rocket boosters (SRBs) and the space shuttle main engines (SSMEs). OV-103 riding atop the external tank (ET) is framed by palm trees in the foreground as it rises above LC Pad 39B into clear skies.
Date Taken: 
1989-03-18
Program: 
Shuttle
Mission: 
STS-029
Subject Terms: 
(ORBITER)
facet_what: 
Launch Pad 39B
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
STS029(S)027
Film Type: 
70mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-STS029(S)027
original url: 
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