The Final Shuttle Launch

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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