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Shuttle slips into station docking port

April 10, 2002 at 12:20 PM   |   Comments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 10 (UPI) -- Shuttle Atlantis coasted into a docking slip at the International Space Station on Wednesday, completing a two-day journey that began with the launch from the Kennedy Space Center. Following a Navy tradiation, the station crew marked Atlantis' 12:05 p.m. EDT arrival by ringing the station's bell. The shuttle crew is to spend a week at the outpost to mount a new external truss segment.
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