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By: Catie Leary on Feb. 12, 2010, 8 a.m.
Endeavour blasts off

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Endeavour blasts off

Space Shuttle Endeavour launches into the night sky from the Kennedy Space Center on Feb. 8 for a construction mission to the International Space Station. This was Endeavor's last night launch and one of the final missions for the shuttle. Astronauts will attach a new 15-ton crew module, Tranquility, and a multi-windowed observation chamber, known as a cupola, to the station during a space walk.