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Photograph by Robert Garrett
A tail of smoke chases the space shuttle Endeavour as it lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on March 11, 2008. See more photos, see winners' galleries, download wallpaper, and solve puzzles from the 2009 International Photo Contest.
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