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Whoa! I’ve never seen footage of this before, but here’s a video from a handheld camera abord Space Shuttle Endeavour as the Space Shuttle releases its External Tank about 8 and a half minutes after take-off. The External Tank then falls back to earth and is retrieved by NASA crew.

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Photo: NASA The Atlantic’s In Focus photoblog has a spectacular collection of imagery from the 30-year run of the Space Shuttle program at NASA. Next Friday (July 8) marks the final launch of the last Space Shuttle to go into orbit and will mark an end to the entire Space Shuttle program which will have […]