Click to enlargeSTS51-J Atlantis Maiden Launch Photo

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The space shuttle orbiter Atlantis lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center carrying a payload for the U.S. Department of Defense. STS51-J was the first flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis and the 21st shuttle mission overall.

Date: October 3, 1985
Photo credit: NASA

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