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Brilliant clouds roll away from Launch Pad 39A as Space Shuttle Endeavour blazes into the black sky.

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Brilliant clouds of smoke and steam roll away from Launch Pad 39A as Space Shuttle Endeavour blazes into the black sky. Liftoff occurred ontime at 7:49:47 p.m. EST. The launch is the 19th for Endeavour, and the 112th flight in the Shuttle program. Mission STS-113 is the 16th assembly flight to the International Space Station, carrying another structure for the Station, the P1 integrated truss. Also onboard are the Expedition 6 crew, who will replace Expedition 5. Endeavour is scheduled to land at KSC after an 11-day journey. [Photo by Scott Andrews]

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  • Title: Brilliant clouds roll away from Launch Pad 39A as Space Shuttle Endeavour blazes into the black sky.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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