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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Atlantis in Retirement

Atlantis, one of the U.S. Space Shuttles, rests at its new home at the Kennedy Space center. During its career, Atlantis joined up with the Russian MIR, deployed the Compton Observatory and several planetary probes, and carried key components of the International Space Station. It now has a home worthy of its past glory.

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Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © George Riling