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Portfolio Space: The Launch of Discovery

The Space Shuttle Discovery, photographed in its second launch to space after the Challenger disaster by Mark D Phillips, was the workhorse of the fleet with 39 missions, including deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Hand signed by Mark D Phillips.

InkPress Metallic Print in 13″ x 19″ frame. Shipping included (Domestic Sales Only).

Only 50 Total will be printed

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Portfolio Space: The Launch of Discovery

Space Shuttle Discovery launch in 1989, STS-29 was the 28th Space Shuttle flight and the 8th by Discovery. It was the third launch after the destruction of Challenger. After Challenger, the launches had stopped for nearly four years. I was given a photography position on a fire tower just three miles from Pad 39B.

Hand signed by Mark D Phillips.

Only 50 Total will be printed