Thursday, July 21, 2011

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Last Shuttle Astronauts Bid Historic Farewell to Space Station

By Clara Moskowitz

NASA's last space shuttle ever to visit the International Space Station cast off from the orbiting lab early Tuesday (July 19) to begin one final trip back to Earth.

10 Astronauts in Orbit: Last Big Space Crowd for Years Breaks Up

by Denise Chow

When the four astronauts on NASA's shuttle Atlantis said goodbye to the six-man crew of the International Space Station today (July 19), it marked the end of a crowded space week that won't be repeated for years.

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