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Los Angeles Times | Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off

By Ralph Vartabedian and W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times Published: 8 July 2011 Reporting from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis took off Friday morning, shooting straight into a brightening sky on its 12-day mission that marks the end of the nation’s three-decade space shuttle program. When it returns, Atlantis will join Discovery and Endeavour as retired […]