Skylab 1, Saturn 5 rocket (SA-513) rolls around the VAB en route to pad 39-A with the Skylab orbiting laboratory, April 16, 1973
KSC INFO: Skylab 1 was rolled out from the Vertical Assembly Building to Complex 39a approximately three miles away April 16, 1973. The Skylab mission, SL-1/SL-2, will begin with the launch of the unmanned Saturn V vehicle and payload consisting of the S-1C booster and S-2 second stage. Payload elements are the Workshop, Instrument Unit, ATM, Airlock Module and Multiple Docking Adapter. The Skylab/Saturn V will weigh 2,822,300 kilograms (6,222,000 pounds) at lift-off and stand 101,7 meters…
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Blasting through the hazy late morning sky, the Space Shuttle Discovery soars from Launch Pad 39A at 10:41 a.m. EDT Aug. 7 on the 11-day STS-85 mission. Aboard Discovery are Commander Curtis L. Brown, Jr.; Pilot Kent V. Rominger, Payload Commander N. Jan Davis, Mission Specialist Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., Mission Specialist Stephen K. Robinson and Payload Specialist Bjarni V. Tryggvason, a Canadian Space Agency astronaut . The primary payload aboard the Space…
The Space Shuttle Atlantis departs the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) with its destination, Launch Pad 39A, visible in the distance. The trip marked the second time Atlantis was rolled out to the pad for STS-79. The Shuttle was rolled back from Pad 39A in July due to the threat from Hurricane Bertha, and then stayed long enough to allow a swap out of its original solid rocket boosters with another set. Atlantis lifted off on Mission STS-79 on September 16, 1996. Image Number: 96PC-0995…
NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Launch Complex 39B
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Apollo 7 Launch
(October 11, 1968) Apollo 7, the first manned lunar orbital mission, lifts off from Cape Kennedy Launch Complex 34 at 11:03 A.M., EDT. Image Number: KSC-68PC-182 Date: October 11, 1968