Astronauts will strap into the Shuttle Endeavour today in a dress rehearsal for the March 11 liftoff. The trip will carry the first part of the Japanese Kibo science research facility and two Canadian robot arms to the ISS. The 20 turnaround after Atlantis landed on the 20th of this month is the fastest since the shuttle returned to service in 2005.
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
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