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Space shuttle to make final journey home
The crew of NASA's last shuttle to space are getting ready to head back down to Earth for the final time.
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2011 21:16

The crew of NASA's last shuttle to space are getting ready to head back down to Earth for the final time.
 
Atlantis has delivered a year’s worth of food, clothes and other supplies to the International Space Station, to help the crew keep going until the end of the year.
 
After that, it's retirement.
  
Al Jazeera's Nazanin Sadri reports.

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