SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Lightning, Star Twins, More

 SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Lightning, Star Twins, More
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July 10, 2009--Lightning strikes Launch Pad 39A at Florida's Kennedy Space Center in an image captured by a NASA television camera. Eleven lightning strikes within 0.35 mile (0.56 kilometer) of the launch pad caused mission managers to scrub last Saturday's planned launch of the space shuttle Endeavour.

Launch attempts on Sunday and Monday were also scrapped due to poor weather. NASA officials say they will try again on Wednesday evening.
— Image courtesy NASA/Analex
 
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