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Shuttle decades

06/15/2011
Graphic News

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 $1.45 billion per flight.

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