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Endeavour Will Map the Earth (Updated!)
News story originally written on February 2, 2000

The Space Shuttle Endeavour will have to wait another week! There was a problem just before the launch this past Monday. NASA says they have to replace a part before they launch.

The mission is now planned to start on February 9, 2000.

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