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This is a big week in space history for the U.S.

Posted at 1:42 PM, Apr 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-15 15:42:12-04

On this week in history a truly historic event for space travel.

The very first space shuttle launched and returned to Earth.

Space Shuttle Columbia blasted off on April 12, 1981 with a two-man crew on board and returned just about 54 hours later, on April 14, 1981.

In that time Columbia orbited the earth 36 times.

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