Friday photo: See ya, shuttle

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – JULY 8: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen through the window of a Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA) as it launches from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This is the final launch of the space shuttle program, which began in 1981.

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
Dick Clark/NASA via Getty  Images
Dick Clark/NASA via Getty Images
Dick Clark/NASA via Getty Images

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 8: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen through the window of a Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA) as it launches from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This is the final launch of the space shuttle program, which began in 1981.

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – JULY 8: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen through the window of a Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA) as it launches from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center July 8, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This is the final launch of the space shuttle program, which began in 1981.

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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