Houston, TX - (File) -- Astronaut Takao Doi, representing Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is pictured in this August 5, 1997 portrait.  STS-123, flying aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, is scheduled for launch at 2:28 a.m. EDT Tuesday, March 11, 2008.  Its mission is to deliver the first pressurized component of the Japanese Kibo (Hope) Laboratory and a Canadian robotic device called Dextre utilizing 5 spacewalks.  Its 16-day flight is the longest shuttle mission to date..Credit: NASA via CNP
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Houston, TX - (File) -- Astronaut Takao Doi, representing Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is pictured in this August 5, 1997 portrait. STS-123, flying aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour, is scheduled for launch at 2:28 a.m. EDT Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Its mission is to deliver the first pressurized component of the Japanese Kibo (Hope) Laboratory and a Canadian robotic device called Dextre utilizing 5 spacewalks. Its 16-day flight is the longest shuttle mission to date..Credit: NASA via CNP

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