A remote camera provides this distant shot of the Space Shuttle Discovery as it lights up the early morning sky around launch pad 39A.  Discovery's STS-82 flight is a scheduled ten day mission in Earth orbit to service the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).  Launch occurred at 3:55:17 a.m. (EST), February 11, 1997.  The crew members are astronauts Kenneth D. Bowersox, commander; Scott J. Horowitz, pilot; Mark C. Lee, payload commander; and Steven A. Hawley, Gregory J. Harbaugh, Steven L. Smith and Joseph R. Tanner, all mission specialists.  STS-82 represents the 22nd flight of Discovery and the 82nd Space Transportation System (STS) flight.<br />
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A remote camera provides this distant shot of the Space Shuttle Discovery as it lights up the early morning sky around launch pad 39A. Discovery's STS-82 flight is a scheduled ten day mission in Earth orbit to service the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). Launch occurred at 3:55:17 a.m. (EST), February 11, 1997. The crew members are astronauts Kenneth D. Bowersox, commander; Scott J. Horowitz, pilot; Mark C. Lee, payload commander; and Steven A. Hawley, Gregory J. Harbaugh, Steven L. Smith and Joseph R. Tanner, all mission specialists. STS-82 represents the 22nd flight of Discovery and the 82nd Space Transportation System (STS) flight.
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Date: 12 Feb 1997
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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