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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