Endeavour will set out to map the Earth this week.
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Endeavour Will Map the Earth
News story originally written on January 31, 2000
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is ready to launch! The crew will spend 11 days making a map of the Earth. They will use Radar that goes through clouds! We will have a better map of Earth than ever before!
The mission was supposed to be in September. Bad wiring kept NASA from launching any shuttles until now. There were more problems this past week. One of the pumps needed a new seal, but that was fixed.
Wish the astronauts a safe trip!
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