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End of an Exploration Era

End of an Exploration Era

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 4, 2011 5

When Atlantis lifted off from its launchpad on July 8, 2011, it marked the end of an era. The thirty-year space shuttle program is now over. Never again will we thrill at the sight

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Space Shuttle Grounded: Will America Lose Its Spirit for Adventure?

Space Shuttle Grounded: Will America Lose Its Spirit for Adventure?

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 19, 2011 8

“STS-135: the Final Mission.” Sounds like the title of a new Star Trek film, doesn’t it? In reality, it’s the phrase denoting the end of our nation’s space shuttle program. When Atlantis lifted off

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