First Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery

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