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NASA Images: More desktop wallpaper from the space program

STS-1 Pre-Launch 1981

A timed exposure of the Space Shuttle, STS-1, at Launch Pad A, Complex 39.

Credit: NASA


Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.