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Endeavour Lifts Off!
NASA COMMENTATOR GEORGE DILLER: Safety systems armed.
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 and lift off of Endeavour -- Going where East and West do meet at the International Space Station.
ROB NAVIAS: Houston now controlling.
ASTRONAUT: Houston, Endeavour, roll program.
MISSION CONTROL: Roger, roll Endeavour.
NAVIAS: The roll maneuver is complete and Endeavour is in a head's-down position on course for a 51.6 degree, 136 by 36 statute mile orbit.
The Florida coast gets an early sunrise as Endeavour heads out on a course to intercept the International Space Station in a day and a half.
MISSION CONTROL: Endeavour you're go at throttle up and there's no action on the left RCS messages, will have words later.
ASTRONAUT: Go for throttle up, copy, no action on the RCS message mass.
NAVIAS: Endeavour's heading out 51,000 feet in altitude, 10 miles from the Kennedy Space Center, downrange eleven miles.
Three hydraulic systems in good shape as are the electricity-producing fuel cells.
Three good main engines at 104 percent of rated thrust.
Coming up on staging, the burnout of these twin solid rocket boosters at two minutes, 5 seconds.
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