The first Space Shuttle, STS-1, waits on the pad before launch.


  • Photo Number: KSC-81PC-0136

  • Release Date: 05-Mar-1981

  • Description: A timed exposure of the first Space Shuttle, STS-1, at Launch Pad A, Complex 39, turns the space vehicle and support facilities into a night-time fantasy of light. To the left of the Shuttle are the fixed and the rotating service structures.

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