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Caption: A mid wide shot of STS-124, Space Shuttle Discovery on the launch pad 39A. Close up of the main engines as they ignite. Mid wide side shot again as the exhaust gases bellow out of the flame trench. View from the VIP stands 3 miles from the pad, with spectators, the countdown clock and flags in the foreground. Wide shot pulls back to reveal the shuttle climbing rapidly on a column of flames and smoke as it goes into its roll programme. Onboard shot showing the underneath of the shuttle and the fuel tank as the Shuttle goes supersonic. You can see the coastline of the Cape beneath. Telephoto shots as the Shuttle goes with throttle up. Commander Mark Kelly acknowledges the go with throttle up instruction. Second onboard shot as solid rocket boosters start to burn out. Cut back to the telephoto shot as the SRBs burn out and are jettisoned.

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Space Shuttle Discovery STS-124 launch

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Duration: 00:02:34.04

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 59.94

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