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Shuttle Launch

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

STS-111 launched Wednesday 5 June 2002 after delays caused by a weather and a faulty valve on the Space Shuttle Endeavour. STS-111 is the 14th shuttle mission to visit the International Space Station. Endeavour will carry the Expedition Five crew to the station and return the Expedition Four crew to Earth. Also, riding in Endeavour is the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module, which contains science equipment and supplies for the station...

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