|STS-114 Discovery & the Shuttle's Return to Flight!
7/26/05 ~ 10:39am
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Almost 30 months after the Columbia tragedy, the Space Shuttle returns to flight as Discovery and commander Eileen Collins lift off at 10:39am EDT
from Launch Pad 39B on a mission to the International Space Station. It would mark the beginning of the end for the shuttle program, with 21 more
missions after this one completed before its retirement in July 2011, six years later.
Rollover to VAB 1st Rollout to launch pad Crew arrival First remote camera setup
First RSS rollback (July 12) Crew Walkout (July 13) Post-scrub press conference
Second remote camera setup RSS rollback (July 25) Crew walkout (July 26) Around the press site Landing Day
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