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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy (Credit: AP )

Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis' 12-day mission will deliver a Russian built storage and docking module to the International Space Station.

Space Shuttle Launch in Florida

Kennedy Space Shuttle

Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy
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Space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis' 12-day mission will deliver a Russian built storage and docking module to the International Space Station.

This image provided by NASA shows a fish-eye
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This image provided by NASA shows a fish-eye view from the gantry camera of space Shuttle Endeavour as it leaps from NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A on the STS-127 mission.
( July 15, 2009)

Spectators watch from the Rotary Riverfront Park pier
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Spectators watch from the Rotary Riverfront Park pier as Space Shuttle Endeavour launches from Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Fla.
( Aug. 8, 2007)

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Spend a day at the Kennedy Space Center
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Spend a day at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and walk in the footsteps of the astronauts of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

A family sits in the Crew Cabin (simulator)
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A family sits in the Crew Cabin (simulator) at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Spectators watch from the Rotary Riverfront Park pier
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Spectators watch from the Rotary Riverfront Park pier as Space Shuttle Endeavour launches from Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Fla. The mission, transporting parts for the International Space Station and carrying educator astronaut Barbara Morgan, is the first flight for Endeavour since December 2002.
(Aug. 8, 2007)

U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame's Science On a
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U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame's Science On a Sphere, at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Titusville, takes visitors on a three-dimensional journey around the world and throughout the solar system via dynamic, animated images of the atmosphere, oceans and planets.

Visitors exit NASA's Shuttle Launch Experience at the
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Visitors exit NASA's Shuttle Launch Experience at the Visitor Complex at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. It was developed over three years with the help of astronauts, test pilots and NASA experts, the $60 million ride is designed to give visitors at Florida's seashore space facility a sense of what a real shuttle launch feels like.

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Vistors watch a pre-launch briefing before loading into
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Vistors watch a pre-launch briefing before loading into NASA's first experiential attraction Shuttle Launch Experience at the Visitor Complex at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is home to
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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is home to the only back-to-back 3D IMAX theaters in the world, showcasing two large-format motion pictures on five-and-a-half story tall screens.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a variety
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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a variety of Education Programs including Overnight Adventures, educational field trips, Salute to Scouts and Homeschoolers Day.

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