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Johnson Space Center Director Michael Coats (left) kisses his wife, Diane, after being presented with the space shuttle Atlantis' mission flag in Houston after the spacecraft landed on Thursday, July 21, 2011. The flag flew during the mission, which brought NASA's space shuttle program to an end. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Photo by: David J. Phillip
Johnson Space Center Director Michael Coats (left) kisses his wife, Diane, after being presented with the space shuttle Atlantis' mission flag in Houston after the spacecraft landed on Thursday, July 21, 2011. The flag flew during the mission, which brought NASA's space shuttle program to an end. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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