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Space shuttle Endeavour blasts off from Florida

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Updated: May 16, 2011, 6:35 PM IST
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Space shuttle Endeavour blasts off from Florida
NASA plans just one more shuttle mission before ending the 30-year-old programme.

Cape Canaveral (Florida): The space shuttle Endeavour blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday on its final voyage which will deliver a pioneering physics experiment to the International Space Station.

Endeavour roared off the launch pad at 8:56 am EDT, carrying a six-member crew.

The US space agency NASA plans just one more shuttle mission this summer with sister ship Atlantis before ending the 30-year-old shuttle programme.

First Published: May 16, 2011, 6:35 PM IST
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