NASA Johnson Space Center Collection
Liftoff of the Apollo 9 space vehicle
The Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center at 11 a.m., March 3, 1969. This view shows birds flying as the launch vehicle lifts off (25863); Launch view of the Apollo 9 space vehicle. In this view the vehicle is almost totally obscured by clouds of smoke from the launch (25864).
March 3, 1969
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