Mission Photographs Taken During the Space Shuttle Program , 4/12/1981 - 7/21/2011

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Mission Photographs Taken During the Space Shuttle Program , 4/12/1981 - 7/21/2011

This series consists of digital surrogates created from original still film taken during Space Shuttle missions and born-digital photographs taken during later missions. There are images for all Shuttle missions except STS-51-L, the loss of Challenger.

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