Atlantis lifts off on her final mission
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Final Atlantis mission lifts off

Nasa's Atlantis space shuttle has taken off from Cape Canaveral on her - and the shuttle programme's - final mission.

Space shuttle Atlantis was launched into history at 1129 local time (1529 GMT; 1629 BST) on Friday.

The 12-day mission will ferry 3.5 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station.

  • 08 Jul 2011
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