Image description: We have liftoff! Space shuttle Atlantis launches into history from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Aboard are four astronauts; Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialists Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim delivering the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module packed with supplies and spare parts for the orbiting outpost.
Photo by Fletcher Hildreth/NASA
View more photos from the shuttle launch from NASA.