STS-58 Launch – Space Shuttle Columbia Takes Off GPN-2000-000756

STS-58 Launch – Space Shuttle Columbia Takes Off

STS-58 Launch - Space Shuttle Columbia Takes Off

Space Shuttle Stock Photos – The longest Space Shuttle flight in program history begins at 10:53:10 a.m. EDT with a flawless liftoff from Launch Pad 39B. During the 14 day flight of STS-58, a seven member crew will study extensively the adaptation of the human body to the near-weightless environment of space. Mission Commander is John E. Blaha; Pilot, Richard A. Searfoss; Payload Commander, Dr. M. Rhea Seddon; Mission Specialists, William S. McArthur Jr., David A. Wolf, and Shannon W. Lucid; and Payload Specialist, Martin J. Fettman.

Keywords: NASA Photos, Space Shuttle Missions, Kennedy Space Center, KSC, Space photography