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2012-01-19 12:08:37

Construction on Space Shuttle Atlantis' permanent home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida is now underway.

2011-06-30 16:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis launches on Friday, July 8, it will be the last in the 30-year history of the space shuttle program.

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2010-07-03 00:15:00

An unmanned Russian cargo ship carrying supplies for the International Space Station was forced to abort its docking procedure after a faulty radio link was discovered moments before the ship made contact with the station on Friday.

2010-04-15 09:00:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTC Power and Hamilton Sundstrand, United Technologies Corp.

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2008-02-20 09:05:00

With Commander Steve Frick and Pilot Alan Poindexter at the controls, space shuttle Atlantis descended to a smooth landing at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. The STS-122 crew touched down at 9:07 a.m. EST.


Latest STS-74 Reference Libraries

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2012-05-12 09:29:42

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 12 at 7:30 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 20, 1995 at 12:01 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 44 seconds. STS-74 marked the second docking of a U.S. Space Shuttle to the Russian Space Station Mir, continuing Phase I activities leading to construction of International...

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2012-05-12 09:25:13

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on June 27, 1995 at 3:32 PM EDT and landed at Kennedy on July 7 at 10:54 AM EDT. The shuttle orbited 153 times at an altitude of 170 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 4.1 million miles. The mission lasted 9 days, 19 hours, 22 minutes, and 17 seconds. STS-71 marked a number of historic firsts in human spaceflight: 100th U.S. human space launch conducted from the Cape; first U.S. space shuttle-Russian Space Station Mir...

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