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In this image provided by NASA the Space Shuttle Endeavour, on its modified 747 carrier aircraft, takes off on the first leg of its trip Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, from Edwards Air force base in Edwards, Calif., back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.