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  • In Pictures Atlantis: The final mission

    The space shuttle Atlantis astronauts left to right, mission specialists Rex Walheim, Sandy Magnus, pilot Doug Hurley and commander Chris Ferguson, leave the operations and check-out building on the way to the pad at the Kennedy Space Center on July 8 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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  • In Pictures Atlantis: The final mission

    The space shuttle Atlantis astronauts left to right, mission specialists Rex Walheim, Sandy Magnus, pilot Doug Hurley and commander Chris Ferguson, leave the operations and check-out building on the way to the pad at the Kennedy Space Center on July 8 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

  • Why Obama rejected John Glenn's plea to save the space shuttle progam

    Why Obama rejected John Glenn's plea to save the space shuttle progam

    In a 40-minute plea at the White House to save the US space shuttle, John Glenn said that relying on the Russians to get US astronauts into space was a mistake. Why did President Obama turn him down?