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Endeavor’s final launch attracts more than space enthusiasts

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Today, the crew of the space shuttle Endeavor arrived at Kennedy Space Center to begin preparations for the launch on Friday. This will be the shuttle Endeavor’s final launch, and the second to last NASA shuttle launch. The Commander of the mission is Mark Kelly, husband of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt in January. WUFT-FM’s Phillip Marks talks with CBS Correspondent Peter King, who is at the Kennedy Space Center, about this story within a story.

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