NASA Photo ID: STS027(S)005        File Name: 10063068.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 12/06/88
  Title: STS-27 Atlantis, OV-104, lifts off from KSC Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39B
  Description:
  STS-27 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, is launched from KSC Launch 
  Complex (LC) Pad 39B for a Department of Defense (DOD) dedicated mission.  
  OV-104, riding atop the external tank (ET), rises above mobile launcher 
  platform and launch pad with the launch tower still visible in background.  
  The STS-27 launch was particularly spectacular because of the unusually
  clear  skies. Exhaust from the solid rocket boosters (SRBs) covers the
  launch pad.   This is the third mission for OV-104.               
  
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LAUNCHING PADS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  STS-27                                  
  

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