Space Shuttle Discovery's Maiden Voyage

     

Space Shuttle Discovery's Maiden Voyage

Space Shuttle Discovery soars away from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, beginning its maiden voyage and a storied spaceflight career that spanned more than 26 years. The on-time liftoff occurred at 8:42 am EDT on Aug. 30, 1984.

Image Number: WEB12252-2012
Credit: NASA
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