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One last touchdown for Atlantis:
After 120 million miles and 25 years in orbit, the space shuttle Atlantis is ready for retirement.

Just before 9 a.m. EST, Atlantis touched down in Florida, ending a week-long mission to the International Space Station in which astronauts brought a fresh batch of supplies and installed new equipment during a series of space walks. The mission was Atlantis’s 32nd. The shuttle blasted off for the first time in 1975.
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Photo: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images