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NASA fuels shuttle Endeavour for evening launch

NASA has started fueling space shuttle Endeavour for an evening flight to the international space station.

The weather was promising for Friday night's launch. Forecasters say there's just a 30% chance that rain or clouds will interfere with liftoff just before 8 o'clock.

Endeavour and its seven-person crew will spend 15 days in orbit, including Thanksgiving. Its payload bay is filled with thousands of pounds of home remodeling supplies for the space station. That will allow NASA to double the size of the space station's crew by June.

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