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Atlantis Does A 360 Degree Backflip While In Orbit

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  • uploaded: Jul 12, 2011
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Space shuttle makes its last hookup in orbit

Atlantis docks with space station for resupply; computer glitch reported

NASA said Atlantis seemed free of significant damage. But as a safeguard, the shuttle performed a final backflip for the space station cameras, an hour before the 230-mile-high (370-kilometer-high) linkup. The station astronauts captured high-resolution photos of the shuttle's protective tiles during the maneuver.

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