July 3, 2011 in Nation/World

Final space shuttle mission set for Friday morning

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The space shuttle Atlantis sits on Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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Liftoff for the final space shuttle mission is set for 11:26 a.m. Friday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Atlantis will take four astronauts on a 12-day delivery mission to the International Space Station. The crew includes commander Christopher Ferguson, co-pilot Douglas Hurley, Sandra Magnus and Rex Walheim.

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