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SLIDESHOW: Final Launching of Atlantis

Final Launching of Atlantis The space shuttle Atlantis rocketed off its seaside launching pad on Friday, rising atop a tower of smoke and flames as it left Earth on the shuttle program’s final flight.  The shuttle needs to reach a … Continue reading

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What’s after Space Shuttle Atlantis? Thousands of more lay-offs

On Sunday at 11:07 a.m. EDT, Atlantis will dock with the International Space Station to deliver more than four tons of supplies. The flight of Atlantis is the final space shuttle mission as NASA ends the 30-year program to pursue a new path in space exploration. Thousands … Continue reading

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