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Space Shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center on July 21 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, ending the 30 year shuttle program.
msnbc.com's Alan Boyle reports from CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.:
The space shuttle Atlantis touched down before dawn on Thursday, marking the sunset of NASA's 30-year space shuttle program.
Landing came right on time at 5:56 a.m. ET, less than an hour before sunrise at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where NASA's last operating shuttle will make its home in retirement. The weather was perfect for landing — "severe clear," in the words of mission commentator Rob Navias. Continue reading.
The space shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center, marking the end of NASA's 30-year space shuttle program. NBC's Tom Costello reports.