SM3A: Discovery Liftoff

After months of delays because of wiring defects, an engine swap and replacement of a crushed liquid hydrogen line, NASA launched Discovery into space on Hubble Servicing Mission 3A in December 1999.

The clear night at the lakeside created a fantastic setting for the liftoff of the Space Shuttle Discovery.


About the Image

Release date:16 December 1999
Size:1752 x 2670 px

About the Object

Name:SM3A, Space Shuttle Discovery
Type:Solar System : Technology : Spacecraft : Manned
Category:Launch/Servicing Missions

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