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Atlantis shuttle lands safely at Cape Canaveral in Floruda

Published 21/09/2006

The crew of the Atlantis space shuttle have returned safely to Earth after a 12-day mission to the International Space Station.

The US spacecraft touched down in Cape Canaveral today after a day-long delay prompted by video images showing mysterious objects drifting away from the vessel.

The Atlantis crew's mission was to resume construction on the International Space Station following a four-year break.

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