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What now for the Space Coast?

One million tourists flooded Cape Canaveral for the launch of Atlantis - the final mission in NASA's space shuttle programme.

Fiona Foster looks back at 30 years of shuttle history and asks what the end of the programme will mean for tourism in the Space Coast.

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