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5 Patriotic Space Shuttle Missions

July 4, 2011

The shuttle Atlantis is poised to launch NASA’s final shuttle mission , called STS-135, on Friday (July 8) at 11:26 a.m.

EDT (1526 GMT) from the agency’s Kennedy Space Center spaceport in Florida. Atlantis will fly a 12-day mission to the International Space Station to deliver spare parts and supplies.It will be the 135th and last mission for the shuttle fleet since flights began in 1981.

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http://www.space.com/12159-5-patriotic-space-shuttle-missions-nasa.html

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