NASA Photo ID: STS040(S)133        File Name: 10064329.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 06/14/91
  Title: STS-40 Columbia, OV-102, lifts off from KSC with SLS-1 payload
  STS-40 Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, lifts off from the Kennedy Space 
  Center (KSC) launch complex (LC) pad with its Spacelab Life Sciences
  1(SLS-1)  payload at 9:24:51 am (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)). OV-102 is
  almost clear  of the launch tower as an exhaust cloud formed by the solid
  rocket boosters  (SRBs) and space shuttle main engine (SSME) firings covers
  the mobile  launcher platform. The fixed service structure (FSS) and
  retracted rotating  service structure (RSS) are visible at the bottom of
  the frame.               
  Subject terms:
  COLUMBIA (ORBITER)                      
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LAUNCHING PADS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  

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