HOUSTON – NASA’s mission management team is aiming for May 8, at the earliest, for the next bid to launch the space shuttle Endeavour on its 25th and final flight, as technicians began on May 2 to remove the aft compartment avionics box suspected of prompting the scrub for the first attempt to equip the International Space Station with the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Launch teams will await the planned replacement of the Aft Loads Control Assembly, or ALCA-2, on May 3 and a ...


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