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Spacelab and 30 Years of ESA Astronauts

Thirty years ago this week the first European-built Spacelab was launched on the Space Shuttle. ESA's first astronaut, Ulf Merbold, flew on the mission, marking ESA's entry into human spaceflight.

The California Science Center is commemorating the one-year anniversary of Endeavour's arrival at its Samuel Oschin Pavilion with a celebration to thank everyone who joined in supporting the shuttle's historic journey.

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex today began the two-day process of unwrapping the Atlantis orbiter from the protective shrink wrap that has encased the priceless artifact during construction of the $100 million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction, set to open June 29.