Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: STS-49 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, lifts off from KSC LC Pad 39B

Title: 
STS-49 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, lifts off from KSC LC Pad 39B
Description: 
STS-49 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, lifts off from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39B at 7:40 pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)). In this profile view, OV-105, mounted on the external tank (ET) and with the right solid rocket booster (SRB) visible, soars above the launch pad and clears the fixed service structure (FSS) tower. A diamond shock effect can be seen beneath the three space shuttle main engines (SSMEs). Exhaust plumes billowing from the SRBs cover the launch pad in a cloud of smoke.
Date Taken: 
1992-05-16
Program: 
Shuttle
Mission: 
STS-049
Subject Terms: 
(LAUNCHING)
facet_what: 
Launch Pad 39B
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
STS049(S)251
Film Type: 
70mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-STS049(S)251
original url: 
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