The Space Shuttle Columbia passes about 80 miles Northeast
Owens Vally Radio Observatory at about 5:54 a.m. PST
at an altitude of 227,000 ft and 22.5 times the speed of sound.
All Photos William G. Hartenstein ©2003
STS-107 Columbia launches
10:39am EST Jan. 16, 2003
Columbia roared to life at 7:39 a.m.PST and rocketed away from pad 39A to kick off the 113th shuttle mission.
Wide angle photo from the dike.
Photo from the dike with 200mm.
Pad39A east side perimeter.
Press Site view 3 miles away.
Press Site view from 3 miles away.
Press Site photo with 300mm.
On Crawl way just South of 39A.
Press Site wide angle photo.
RSS rollback at about 5:00pm EST Jan. 15th
A view of the VAB in the morning before launch
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