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Joe Palca Reports The Shuttle Atlantis Lifted Off This Morning

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Joe Palca Reports The Shuttle Atlantis Lifted Off This Morning

Joe Palca Reports The Shuttle Atlantis Lifted Off This Morning

Joe Palca Reports The Shuttle Atlantis Lifted Off This Morning

Only Available in Archive Formats.

and is scheduled to rendezvous with the Russian space station Mir. They will also pick up astronaut Shannon Lucid who has spent six months in orbit. Her experiences will be invaluable to NASA psychologists trying to prepare astronauts for the rigors of long-duration missions.