Image Credit: NASA, Kennedy Space Centre.
1) Lift off on September 25 1997. The Space Shuttle Atlantis leaves a blazing trail as it launches into the night sky, completing a planned docking with the Russian Space Station Mir.
2) June 11th 1998. The moon is framed between the Orbiter's OMS pod and the Earth limb over the Atlantic Ocean as seen from the aft windows on board Discovery.
3) March 5 1981, A timed exposure of the Space Shuttle at Launch Pad A, Complex 39, turns the space vehicle and support facilities into a night- time fantasy of light.
4) November 2 1988, A flock of birds take flight as the Space Shuttle Atlantis arrives at Pad 39B, after being rolled out from the Vehicle Assembly Building. Its third space mission is for the department of defence.
5) September 29 1988. The Return to Flight launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery.
6) April 8 1993. The Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off from Launch Pad 39B. Aboard for the second Space Shuttle mission of 1993 are a crew of five and the Atmospheric Laboratory for Applications and Science 2 (ATLAS 2), the second in a series of missions to study the sun's energy output and Earth's middle atmosphere chemical makeup, and how these factors affect levels of ozone.
7) August 30 1983. An electrical storm in the hours preceding the launch of Challenger.
8) November 12 1981. An aerial view of the STS-2 Columbia at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, taken by astronaut John Young aboard NASA's Shuttle Training Aircraft.
9) February 7 1993. The Space Shuttle Columbia rolls to Launch pad 39A from the Vehicle Assembly Building. Its mission, to deliver the D-2 Space lab module and Unique Support Structure.
Image Credit: NASA,Kennedy Space Centre.
10)August 20 1996. The Space Shuttle Atlantis departs the Vehicle Assembly Building, with its destination, Launch Pad 39A, visible in the distance.