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The Space Shuttle Discovery rises into the clear night sky to begin the 96th mission
in the STS program. Liftoff occurred at 7:50 p.m. (EST), December 19, 1999 from
Launch Pad 39B. Onboard were astronauts Curtis L. Brown, Jr., Scott J. Kelly, Steven
L. Smith, C. Michael Foale, John M. Grunsfeld, Claude Nicollier and Jean-Francois Clervoy. Swtizerland's Nicollier and France's Clervoy represent the European Space Agency (ESA).
Date: December 19, 1999
Photo credit: NASA