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Old 09-19-2012, 08:26 PM
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Here's what I copied from Wiki about the retirement of the shuttle program, Dave. You can click the link for the history of the program, etc..

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_program

Retirement

Main article: Space Shuttle retirement

The Space Shuttle program was extended several times beyond its originally-envisioned 15 year life span because of the delays in building the United States space station in low Earth orbit a project which eventually evo