The Space Shuttle Program: Landmark Moments

the space shuttle Atlantis NASA July 8, 2011
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The Space Shuttle rocketed into orbit for the 135th and final time this morning, with the Atlantis and its four crew members blasting off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for the International Space Station. To mark the day, we look back at the key milestones in the Shuttle's 30-year career. [More]

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