In Firing Room 4 of the Launch Control Center, Shuttle Launch Director, Mike Leinbach (center) watches the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-121.  Liftoff was on-time at 2:38 p.m. EDT.  During the 12-day mission, the STS-121 crew of seven will test new equipment and procedures to improve shuttle safety, as well as deliver supplies and make repairs to the International Space Station. Landing is scheduled for July 17 at Kennedy's Shuttle Landing Facility. Photo Credit: "NASA/Bill Ingalls"
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STS-121 Launch
In Firing Room 4 of the Launch Control Center, Shuttle Launch Director, Mike Leinbach (center) watches the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-121. Liftoff was on-time at 2:38 p.m. EDT. During the 12-day mission, the STS-121 crew of seven will test new equipment and procedures to improve shuttle safety, as well as deliver supplies and make repairs to the International Space Station. Landing is scheduled for July 17 at Kennedy's Shuttle Landing Facility. Photo Credit: "NASA/Bill Ingalls"

Filename: 070406STS-121_Launch13.jpg
Source: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Date: 4 Jul 2006
Location: Kennedy Space Center Florida USA
Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
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