SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Mars Lava, Star Cluster, More

SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Omega Centauri, Endeavour, More
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November 30, 2008--Space shuttle Endeavour lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California, concluding the STS-126 mission.

The shuttle spent nearly 16 days in space to repair and upgrade facilities at the International Space Station, including a new bathroom, kitchenette, and a recycling system that will convert urine and sweat into drinking water.

"It's great to be back on the ground, and it's great to be in California," shuttle Commander Christopher Ferguson said, the Associated Press reported.
—Photograph by NASA/Tony Landis
 
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