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Thursday, July 21, 2011

'Atlantis is home!'

Lets hope that the U.S Government can pull its collective head out of its ass long enough to get on with the next phase of space exploration, So we may see events like this again !

USA Today
Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space center on the final U.S. shuttle mission after 30 years.

Update at 6:05 a.m. ET: NASA notes that Atlantis, the youngest of the shuttles, has flown 33 missions and traveled more than 125 million miles. It will now go on display at the Kennedy Space Center.

Update at 5:58 a.m. ET: NASA control: "Atlantis is home. Its journey complete. A moment to be savored."

Update at 5:56 a.m. ET: Atlantis touches down.

Update at 5:47 a.m. ET: Shuttle is 10 minutes from touchdown.

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