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Shuttle launch as Moon landing marked

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The US space agency Nasa successfully launched the space shuttle Endeavour - at the sixth attempt.

It lifted off on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo Eleven - the rocket which landed on the Moon and made history when astronauts took their one small step for man and their one giant leap for mankind.

Matthew Price reports.

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