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Orbital Rendezvous: Shuttle Astronauts Arrive at Space Station

Orbital Rendezvous: Shuttle Astronauts Arrive at Space Station
The space shuttle Atlantis sits berthed at the International Space Station after a June 10, 2007 docking during NASA's STS-117 mission to add new solar arrays and trusses to the orbital laboratory.
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This story was updated at 7:37 p.m. EDT.

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