NASA Photo ID: STS039(S)050        File Name: 10064151.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 05/07/91
  Title: STS-39 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from KSC LC Pad 39A
  Description:
  STS-39 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from a Kennedy Space 
  Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39A at 7:33:14 am (Eastern Daylight 
  Time (EDT)).  OV-103 atop the external tank (ET) and flanked by its two
  solid  rocket boosters (SRBs) is partially obscured by the retracted
  rotating  service structure (RSS) in the foreground as it leaves the mobile
  launcher  platform and before it clears the launch tower fixed service
  structure (FSS).  An exhaust cloud created by the SRB and space shuttle
  main engine (SSME)  firings fills the launch pad area.              
  
  Subject terms:
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LAUNCHING PADS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  MORNING                                 
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  STS-39                                  
  

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