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Space shuttle due to land after leisurely extra day

The space shuttle Columbia was to land at Edwards Air Force Base in California this morning after a flight extended from nine days to 10 days. Because of the extra day, mission officials were able to schedule extra work in the Spacelab research laboratory, as well as provide some leisure time for the six astronauts for sightseeing and taking photographs.

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