Launch Day Events
August 4, 2005
Lights on Launch Pad 39B put Space Shuttle Discovery in the spotlight after the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure. The Space Shuttle sits on the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP), which is 25 ft. high, 160 ft. long and 135 ft. wide.
Topics: Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Space Shuttle program, Hospitality Recreation, Mobile Launcher Platform, Launch pad, STS-117, Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39, Space Shuttle, Spaceflight