Apr 27 2012
Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, USA on its final mission to space. For the first time in history, a submarine officer (Capt. Stephen G. Bowen) was selected to be a mission specialist.
This was Discovery's 39th and final mission to deliver a storage unit to the international space station. Photo by Comm. Specialist 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien.
Awesome Launch Video [Watch in HD + SOUND]
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