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Next Launch ORB-3 on a Antares rocket from Wallops Island, VA
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21 Oct 14 2:29:00 GMT
20 Oct 14 22:29:00 EDT

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TurboFox Photography: 'Last Lightshow'

Photo Credit: Andy Sokol / TurboFox Photography

Last Lightshow: On the rainy eve of the final space shuttle launch, Atlantis sits perched atop the launch pad. In this unusual six-second exposure, a service vehicle rounds a curve toward the pad as its brake lights are reflected in a small roadside puddle.

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Sandra Magnus Departs NASA for American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

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