First Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery
Space Shuttle Discovery launches on its first mission, flight 41-D, on August 30, 1984. This photograph was taken by astronaut John W. Young in the Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA).
See Space Shuttle Discovery on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. More: airandspace.si.edu/discovery
Image Number: 41D-3063
Credit: Image by John Young, NASA
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