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, has almost cleared the launch tower as it lifts off from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39B into a cloudless sky. An exhaust cloud covers the mobile launcher platform and launch pad. The retracted rotating service structure (RSS) is visible on the left. From this angle the orbiter forward and aft attachment points to the external tank (ET) are visible and one of the two solid rocket boosters (SRBs) is seen.
Date Taken: 
1989-03-18
Program: 
Shuttle
Mission: 
STS-029
Subject Terms: 
(LAUNCHING)
facet_what: 
Launch Pad 39B
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
STS029(S)028
Film Type: 
70mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-STS029(S)028
original url: 
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