KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - Viewed from the top of the Vehicle Assembly Building, Space Shuttle Discovery leaps from the Earth against the background of the Atlantic Ocean on mission STS-102. Liftoff at dawn occurrred at 6:42:09 EST for the eighth flight to the International Space Station. (Photo Release Date: 03/08/2001 )

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