Space Shuttle Launches on Final Flight

Space shuttle Atlantis, delayed almost to the last second by a computer glitch, left the launch pad here at the Kennedy Space Center, punched a hole in the clouds, and disappeared into the history books. After 135 flights in 30 years, it was the last space shuttle launch ever. And it may be the last time America launches astronauts for many years. SEE MORE: 30 Years Of Space Shuttle Missions At the Kennedy Space Center, throngs of people applauded, cheered--and in some cases wept. This...Full Story
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