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4 years 5 months ago

Atlantis to launch for final time Friday

NASA is counting down to the final launch of space shuttle Atlantis. Atlantis is set to blast off Friday afternoon on its last trip to the International Space Station. The countdown clocks began ticking Tuesday. Forecasters put the odds of good launch weather at 70 percent. The six astronauts...

4 years 11 months ago

Geeky 'tweeters' to report on shuttle launch

Fingers will be flying when space shuttle Atlantis blasts off Monday: About 100 of NASA's geekiest fans will be on hand, pecking away at iPhones, BlackBerrys, laptops and other Twittering gadgets. They plan to let loose with electronic messages - provided they aren't so swept away by the afternoon...

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