First Launch of Columbia Space Shuttle (STS-1) GPN-2000-000650

First Launch of Columbia Space Shuttle (STS-1)

First Launch of Columbia Space Shuttle (STS-1)

Space Shuttle Photos – The April 12 launch at Pad 39A of STS-1, just seconds past 7 a.m., carries astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen into an Earth orbital mission scheduled to last for 54 hours, ending with unpowered landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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