Kennedy Space Center, FL - August 8, 2007 -- Deep shadows are broken by the fiery launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it leaps free of Launch Pad 39A to begin mission STS-118. Liftoff was on time at 6:36 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 8, 2007. The mission is the 22nd shuttle flight to the International Space Station. It will continue space station construction by delivering a third starboard truss segment, S5, and other payloads such as the SPACEHAB module and the external stowage platform 3. The 11-day mission may be extended to as many as 14 depending on the test of the Station-to-Shuttle Power Transfer System that will allow the docked shuttle to draw electrical power from the station and extend its visits to the orbiting lab. .Credit: NASA via CNP
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Kennedy Space Center, FL - August 8, 2007 -- Deep shadows are broken by the fiery launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it leaps free of Launch Pad 39A to begin mission STS-118. Liftoff was on time at 6:36 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 8, 2007. The mission is the 22nd shuttle flight to the International Space Station. It will continue space station construction by delivering a third starboard truss segment, S5, and other payloads such as the SPACEHAB module and the external stowage platform 3. The 11-day mission may be extended to as many as 14 depending on the test of the Station-to-Shuttle Power Transfer System that will allow the docked shuttle to draw electrical power from the station and extend its visits to the orbiting lab. .Credit: NASA via CNP

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Date: 9 Aug 2007
Location: Kennedy Space Center Florida United States of America
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