The Space Shuttle Atlantis landed safely at the Kennedy Space Center after completing its mission to the International Space Station.
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Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns
News story originally written on May 30, 2000
The Space Shuttle Atlantis has returned home! The crew has finished its 10 day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). They were sent to change the craft's orbit and to make repairs.
The mission was delayed several times before finally starting last week. Scientists are excited because the service module made by Russia will be launched this summer. Astronauts will start living on the ISS later this year.
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