NASA Photo ID: STS038(S)028        File Name: 10064088.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 11/20/90
  Title: STS-38 Atlantis, OV-104, lifts off from KSC LC Pad during night launch
  Description:
  STS-38 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, lifts off from Kennedy Space 
  Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad at 6:48:15:0639 pm (Eastern Standard 
  Time (EST)) for Department of Defense (DOD)-devoted mission.  OV-104, atop 
  the external tank (ET) and flanked by solid rocket boosters (SRBs), is
  almost  clear of the launch tower which is lit up by the SRB and space
  shuttle main  engine (SSME) firings.  Spotlight equipment is silhouetted
  against the  SRB/SSME glow in the foreground. The retracted rotating
  service structure  (RSS) is highlighted against the evening darkness by the
  launch fireworks.              
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  DARKNESS                                
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LAUNCHING PADS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  NIGHT                                   
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  STS-38                                  
  

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