A picture of Columbia on its maiden voyage on April 12, 1981.
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Columbia Takes its 25th Flight!
News story originally written on April 17, 1998
The shuttle Columbia, called Neurolab
, was launched today at 2:19 pm.
The astronauts are going to spend 16 days in space studying the effects of zero gravity on humans and animals. Twenty-six experiments have been planned!
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