9 – Orbiter Vehicle 104

Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle 104, lifts off from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex Pad 39B at 12:53:39:983 pm (EDT).

This aerial view shows OV-104, its external tank, and two solid rocket boosters rising high above LC Pad 39B atop a plume of exhaust smoke.

OV-104/ATLANTIS: An International Vehicle for a Changing World