KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -– Looking like a bird with its tail is on fire, Space Shuttle Endeavour, atop solid rocket boosters and an external tank, soars into a Florida blue sky as it heads for space on mission STS-100. Liftoff of Endeavour on the ninth flight to the International Space Station occurred at 2:40:42 p.m. EDT. The 11-day mission will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator System and the UHF Antenna. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS on the Station. Also onboard is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. (Photo Release Date: 04/19/2001 )
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