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Pictures from the final space shuttle mission

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">The space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center Friday, July 8, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis is the 135th and final space shuttle launch for NASA. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Morry Gash&#41; (AP Photo&#47; Morry Gash)</span></div>
July 8, 2011 5:31:12 PM PDT