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The Final Shuttle Launch and the Future of the Space Coast

The Final Shuttle Launch and the Future of the Space Coast Jul 27th, 2011 at 8:00AM: About 12 hours before STS-135 was set to blast off for low Earth orbit, my friend Rob and I were driving toward Titusville, Florida with a car full of camping supplies and our fingers crossed. The weather was foul, and the chances of a launch were just 30 percent. But we were in Central Florida to see a blast off, and so to the Space Coast we were headed....

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