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Shuttle Atlantis makes successful landing

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EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - Space shuttle Atlantis has landed safely after a two-week mission to the international space station.

Rain and clouds ruled out a landing at Florida's Kennedy Space Center for a second day, so Mission Control chose Edwards Air Force Base for the landing site.

The seven astronauts on the shuttle atlantis were eager to come home after the 14-day flight.
Perhaps most eager among them was Suni Williams who'd been working at the international space station for six months. That makes her the current record holder for the longest spaceflight by a woman.

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