Pillars of Fire

Launch of STS-133, LC-39A, Kennedy Space CentreRiding twin pillars of fire, veteran space shuttle Discovery embarks on her final voyage to orbit from LC-39A.  After this final mission, she’ll be processed and turned over to the Smithsonian for permanent display.

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  1. […] all over in about sixty seconds.  From the VIP viewing sites the ground shakes, the air roars, and on columns of fire as bright as the sun the shuttle rises into the air, accelerating at a rate that would make any Ferrari blush.  At launch a shuttle consumes over […]

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