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Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch: VIDEO Of NASA's Final Flight

Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 07/08/11 02:07 PM ET Updated: 09/07/11 06:12 AM ET

If you missed today's historic launch it's not too late to catch another glimpse of this stunning moment in the life of the space shuttle program.

The Space shuttle Atlantis completed its final launch Friday at 11:26 a.m. EDT, kicking off the last space shuttle mission STS-135. Despite weather concerns the launch went off smoothly, and the craft is now in orbit. This is supposed to be the final space shuttle launch ever, wrapping up the program's 30 year history.

Check out the video below to relive the experience, or you can see photos of the launch here. Take a look back at 30 years of the space shuttle program here.