NASA Photo ID: STS039(S)049        File Name: 10064153.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  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 Kennedy Space 
  Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) Pad 39A at 7:33:14 am (Eastern Daylight
  Time  (EDT)).  This side view shows OV-103, its external tank (ET), and one
  of its  two solid rocket boosters (SRBs) as it rises into the early morning
  sky after  clearing the fixed service structure (FSS) tower.  Space shuttle
  main engine  (SSME) firings are visible and produce small exhaust plumes. 
  Silhouetted  against the SRB/SSME glow in the foreground are trees and
  Florida's  characteristic tropical foliage.  An exhaust cloud forms in the
  launch pad  area.             
  Subject terms:
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  MORNING                                 
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  STS-39                                  
  TOWERS                                  
  TREES                                   
  

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