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After rollout from the Vehicle Assembly Building space shuttle Endeavour is being secured on the launch pad.

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Washington, DC, United States

After rollout from the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, space shuttle Endeavour is being secured on the launch pad. First motion was at 11:15 p.m. Sept. 18. Endeavour completed the 4.2-mile journey to Launch Pad 39B on Sept. 19 at 6:59 a.m. EDT. For the first time since July 2001, two shuttles are on the launch pads at the same time at the center. Endeavour will stand by at pad B in the unlikely event that a rescue mission is necessary during space shuttle Atlantis' upcoming mission to repair NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, targeted to launch Oct. 10. After Endeavour is cleared from its duty as a rescue spacecraft, it will be moved to Launch Pad 39A for the STS-126 mission to the International Space Station. That flight is targeted for launch Nov. 12. Photo credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis

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  • Title: After rollout from the Vehicle Assembly Building space shuttle Endeavour is being secured on the launch pad.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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