CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of seven have landed at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
The shuttle touched down at 9:07 a.m. Wednesday. Its 5 million-mile, 13-day journey was highlighted by the delivery of a new European space station lab.
NASA wanted Atlantis back as soon as possible to clear the way for the Navy to shoot down a dying space satellite. That could happen as early as Wednesday night.
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