NASA Photo ID: STS040(S)134        File Name: 10064331.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 06/14/91
  Title: STS-40 Columbia, OV-102, KSC liftoff from a remote control tracking device
  Description:
  STS-40 Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, riding atop the external
  tank(ET),  begins its roll maneuver after lifting off from the Kennedy
  Space Center  (KSC) launch complex (LC) pad at 9:24:51 am (Eastern Daylight
  Time (EDT)).  Exhaust plumes billow from the solid rocket booster (SRB)
  skirts. The glow of  the three space shuttle main engines (SSMEs) is
  visible.  This photo was  taken by a remote control tracking device mounted
  1600 feet from epicenter.                
  Subject terms:
  CAPE KENNEDY LAUNCH COMPLEX             
  COLUMBIA (ORBITER)                      
  EXHAUST CLOUDS                          
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     
  SPACE SHUTTLE BOOSTERS                  
  SPACELAB                                
  STS-40                                  
  

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