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Monday, April 12, 2010

29 Years Ago: STS-1 Launched for First Time


Twenty-nine years ago today, STS-1 Columbia roared to life with astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen taking the brand new spacecraft skyward to orbit for the very first time. This Blogger was honored to be at the Kennedy Space Center on this historic day.

1 comment:

Hrdina said...

Thanks for posting this; I remember watching it in school.

The video sure makes me appreciate TDRS and all the communications assets that we didn't have back in 1981!