Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: Launch of STS-63 Discovery

Title: 
Launch of STS-63 Discovery
Description: 
A 35mm camera was used to expose this close-up image of the Space Shuttle Discovery as it began its race to catch up with Russia's Mir Space Station. Liftoff from Launch Pad 39B, Kennedy Space Center (KSC) occurred at 12:22:04 (EST) February 3, 1995. Discovery is the first in the current fleet of four space shuttle vehicles to make 20 launches.
Date Taken: 
1995-02-03
Program: 
Shuttle
Mission: 
STS-063
Subject Terms: 
(ORBITER)
facet_what: 
Russian Mir Space Station
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
facet_when: 
February 3, 1995
facet_when_year: 
1995
Photo ID: 
STS063(S)003
Film Type: 
35mm
UID: 
SPD-JSC-STS063(S)003
original url: 
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