Published July 8, 2011
Video Replay: Final Shuttle Launch
Live Video: Space Shuttle Atlantis Mission Feed
During its lifetime, Atlantis traveled to the Russian space station Mir seven times, and it deployed the Magellan mission to Venus and the Galileo spacecraft to Jupiter, both in 1989.
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