NASA Photo ID: STS038(S)029        File Name: 10064089.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), rises 
  above mobile launcher platform and into the evening darkness.  The launch 
  tower, including the fixed service structure (FSS) and the retracted
  rotating  service structure (RSS), is lit up by the SRB and space shuttle
  main engine  (SSME) firings.  An exhaust cloud begins to cover the launch
  pad area.              
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  DARKNESS                                
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  NIGHT                                   
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  STS-38                                  
  

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