US shuttle Endeavour lifts off

Space shuttle heads for International Space Station after month's delay.

    The shuttle launched on Wednesday after more than a month's delay [AFP]

    Mark Polansky, Endeavour's shuttle commander, and his crew are expected to reach the space station on Friday.

    Five spacewalks are planned to hook up the new porch for the Japanese laboratory and perform other station work.

    The flight is scheduled to last 16 days.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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