Friday, January 2, 2015

Space - Space Shuttle Discovery, September 29, 1988

Return to Space
Kennedy Space Center - Florida
September 29, 1988

The Space Shuttle Discovery and it's Five man crew is launched from pad 39-B at 11:37 a.m. as STS-26 embarks on a four day mission, marking "America's Return to Space."  The crew members of Discovery are: Commander Rick Hauck; Pilot Richard Covey; and Mission Specialists Dave Hilmers, Mike Lounge, and George "Pinky" Nelson.

Photo Credit - NASA

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