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October Gallery

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Choose from 10 pictures in our October collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Aerial view of Shuttle STS-6 on way to launchpad Featured October Print

Aerial view of Shuttle STS-6 on way to launchpad

Space shuttle Challenger, mission STS-6, seen here climbing the ramp to the launchpad at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. STS-6 was Challenger's first flight, commencing on 5th April 1983 and ending five days later. The mission saw the launch of the TDRS-1 space communications satellite using the Interim Upper Stage (IUS). This is a booster attached to the satellite allowing injection from the Shuttle's low altitude orbit into one sufficiently high for geostationary positioning. The mission also saw the Shuttle's first space walks, by D Peterson ands Musgrave

© CREDIT : NASA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY