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This rare view on September 5th shows adjacent Launch Complex 39 pads with the Rotating
Service Structures retracted. The orbiter Columbia on Pad A [foreground] was being readied for a September 6th early morning launch on Mission STS-39, while it sister spaceship, the orbiter Discovery, was set to begin preparations for an October liftoff on Mission STS-41.
Release Date: September 5, 1990
Photo Credit: NASA