Apollo 17 Spacecraft on Launchpad
May 9, 2003
Searchlights illuminate this nighttime scene at Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, showing the Apollo 17 (Spacecraft 114/Lunar Module 12/Saturn 512) space vehicle during prelaunch preparations. Apollo 17 will be the first nighttime liftoff of the Saturn V launch vehicle. Note the full moon in the background.
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