STS-115 lifts off!

Liftoff! Space Shuttle Atlantis Launches on ISS Construction Mission
Despite a beginning beleaguered by lightning, storms and a last minute glitches, NASA’s shuttle Atlantis rocketed spaceward Friday with six astronauts and the future of the International Space Station (ISS) aboard. []

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