NASA will go after some historical "colour" by naming its newest space shuttle, built to replace the destroyed Challenger, after a British sailing ship. The space agency announced Wednesday that President Bush had selected the name "Endeavour" after it was the most popular name in a national name-the-shuttle competition among America's schoolchildren. The Endeavor was the flagship used by 18th- century English explorer James Cook.
NEW SHUTTLE: ENDEAVOUR
By Deseret News