Shuttle programme patch infographic
Image shows emblem marking the end of the shuttle era. The patch was designed by Blake Dumesnil of the Johnson Space Centre.
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Shuttle programme patch

By Duncan Mil

July 8, 2011 - Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on the final flight of NASA’s 30-year shuttle programme. An April 2011 analysis of the programme’s costs over its lifetime puts the price tag at $196 billion or $1.45 billion per flight.

PUBLISHED: 14/06/2011; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: NASA/JPL
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