Click to enlargeSTS-1 Columbia on the Pad Photo

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Columbia sits on Launch Pad 39A before its maiden flight on STS-1. A timed exposure of the Space Shuttle, STS-1, at Launch Pad A, Complex 39, turns the space vehicle and support facilities into a night-time fantasy of light. Structures to the left of the shuttle are the fixed and the rotating service structure. Launch was on April 12, 1981.

Date: March 5, 1981
Photo credit: NASA

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