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Space shuttle's 'mixed record'


Flight STS-135 is set to leave Kennedy Space Centre in just over 8 hours time, becoming the last flight of any space shuttle and the end of US involvement in delivering astronauts to space.

Science correspondent Tom Feilden reports on the "mixed record" of the shuttle.

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