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6. Challenger as seen from SPAS (1983)

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Space Shuttle Orbiter Challenger in space, taken by the Space Pallet Satellite (SPAS). A heavy cloud-covered portion of the Earth formed the backdrop for this scene of Challenger, taken on June 22, 1983.

7. STS-78 Launch (1985)

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This Space Shuttle Columbia took off on June 17, 1985, from Launch Pad 39B of the Kennedy Space Center (KSC).

8. STS-51 G Launch (1985)

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The Space Shuttle Discovery’s STS-51 G was launched on June 17, 1985, for a communications satellite deployment mission.

9. STS-51G Lands (1985)

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I this photo, our beloved STS-51G, the Space Shuttle Discovery, is in the process of landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California on June 24, 1985.

10. STS-26 Rollout (1988)

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Take a step inside Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) of NASA’s Kennedy Center in Florida. Here on July 4, 1988, the Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-26, prepared itself for a nighttime departure.



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