My favorite pictures from shuttle launches always include a lot of exhaust. I like the little hint of a glow at the end of the trail.
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The Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center May 31, 2008 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Space Shuttle is carrying the main unit of Japan's Kibo science lab to the International Space Station.