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Atlantis Set to Launch (Updated)
News story originally written on May 4, 2000

The launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis has been delayed again! Three days of bad weather have kept the shuttle on the launch pad. NASA will try to launch Atlantis on May 18, 2000.

The astronauts will visit the International Space Station when they finally reach space.

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