NASA Photo ID: S88-55872           File Name: 10063070.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 12/22/88
  Title: STS-27 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, liftoff
  Description:
  STS-27 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, lifts off from Kennedy Space 
  Center (KSC).  Distant view captures OV-104 riding atop the orange external 
  tank (ET) just after its liftoff. In the foreground are railroad tracks, a 
  liquified hydrogen spherical storage tank, and a flock of birds filling the 
  sky.   Exhaust billows from the white solid rocket boosters (SRBs) leaving 
  the launch complex (LC) pad hidden in a cloud of smoke.  View provided by
  KSC  with alternate number KSC-88PC-1497.                
  
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  BIRDS                                   
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  RAIL TRANSPORTATION                     
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  SPHERICAL TANKS                         
  STS-27                                  
  

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