Space shuttle Atlantis` astronauts will get to enjoy the view from space for a few extra days. NASA managers have decided to extend Atlantis` mission to the international space station from 11 to 13 days. They wanted enough time to squeeze in an extra spacewalk so astronauts can repair a wayward thermal blanket near the shuttle`s tail that peeled back during launch Friday.
In pic: A view of part of the crew cabin and the forward portion of the cargo bay of space shuttle Atlantis, as the shuttle was approaching the international space station. (AP/NASA)
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