NASA Photo ID: STS51B(S)053        File Name: 10061967.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 04/29/85
  Title: Liftoff of shuttle Challenger and mission STS 51-B
  Description:
  Liftoff of shuttle Challenger and mission STS 51-B. The shuttle orbiter,
  its  external tank and one of the solid rocket boosters (SRB) are still
  visible as  it leaves the pad. This photo was taken from across the water
  over the top of  a grove of trees (051); Photo taken from camera on the
  launch complex,  showing the orbiter just clearing the tower (052); Side
  view of the liftoff  as the SRBs begin to fire (053).                 
  
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