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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Space Shuttle Columbia - 3

 A timed exposure of the space shuttle on the launch pad. Structures to the left are the fixed and the rotating service structures.






A graceful liftoff!
 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Space Shuttle Columbia - 2

 
Liftoff with Astronauts Joe Engle and Dick Truly in the cockpit.
 
 
 

 
Columbia is carrying a payload of science and applications experiments and a remote manipulator arm - a mechanical arm designed to handle cargo in orbit.