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Jul 11

The Tribute to the Space Shuttle from the European astronauts

Source: ESA Online Videos

Space Shuttle is perhaps the most complex technological system ever built. In 30 years, it has flown 135 times and helped humankind to dispatch and partially even return many satellites and deep-space probes, to build the International Space Station and to conduct out-of-this-world science. The Shuttle has transported also 24 European astronauts to Earth orbit on 25 missions. This video highlights these flights with European flavour - from STS-9 in 1983 to STS-134 in last May.

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