NASA Photo ID: STS033(S)005        File Name: 10063654.jpg
  Film Type: 120mm                   Date Taken: 11/27/89
  Title: STS-33 Discovery, OV-103, early morning liftoff from KSC LC Pad 39B
  Description:
  STS-33 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from Kennedy Space 
  Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39B at 7:23:29:989 am Eastern Standard 
  Time (EST).  The profile of OV-103, its external tank (ET), and solid
  rocket  boosters (SRBs) are highlighted by spotlights during its launch
  into  darkness.  OV-103 is nearly clear of the launch tower as an exhaust
  cloud  begins to cover LC Pad 39B, the fixed service structure (FSS), and
  the  rotating service structure (RSS).  A spotlight in the foreground is 
  silhouetted against the exhaust cloud and the glow of the SRB and space 
  shuttle main engine (SSME) firings.  The STS-33 launch is the first 
  post-Challenger nocturnal launch.            
  
  Subject terms:
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  DARKNESS                                
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  MORNING                                 
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  STS-33                                  
  

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