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The space shuttle program

An interactive including a database of shuttle mission accomplishments, a look inside the shuttle, a timeline of the development of the program, a comparative look at the cost of the program and video footage of Shuttle Atlantis' return flight is available.

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    The final flight of space shuttle Atlantis represents the end of NASA's shuttle program. In this special report, we compile shuttle program news, photos, facts and history. From the launch of Columbia in 1981, to the tragedy of Challenger in 1986, to the final flight of Atlantis in 2011, we bring you the coverage from the St. Petersburg Times and

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