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Shuttle Endeavour set for second launch attempt

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The US space agency Nasa will try to launch its shuttle Endeavour into orbit after Sunday's attempt was thwarted by thick, low cloud over the Kennedy Space Center.

If it does get away, Endeavour should make a small piece of history by becoming the last shuttle to launch in darkness.

Endeavour's crew includes the British-born mission specialist Nicholas Patrick.

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