Spacewalk on Despite Robot Trouble

Mar 13, 2008 By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
Spacewalk on Despite Robot Trouble (AP)
In this image from NASA TV the shuttle Endeavour is seen docked to the international space station, Thursday, March 13, 2008. (AP Photo/NASA TV)

(AP) -- NASA pressed ahead with the first spacewalk of shuttle Endeavour's space station mission Thursday night despite a problem getting power to a giant robot that needs to be assembled by astronauts.



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