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Space Shuttle sets off for ISS

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Hail damage delayed it for three months, but Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully lifted off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on Friday, bound for the International Space Station.The seven astronauts on board will deliver two huge segments of the station’s structural backbone. They will be installed by the crew and include solar panels to provide extra power. Space Shuttle Atlantis is due to arrive at the International Space Station on Sunday.