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Retro Space Images: Hail Columbia

Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images
Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

A New Era — Sunset at Launch Complex 39A as Space Shuttle Columbia is prepared for her first launch attempt. Photo was taken April 9, 1981.

 

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Written by J.L. Pickering

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