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How NASA launched the 2012 Olympics 12 years ago: a pin payload's story
http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-072712a.html

On only the third mission to the International Space Station in May 2000, space shuttle Atlantis launched a small package tied to the Summer Olympics not the 2000 Games in Sydney but rather the 2012 Olympics beginning on Friday. Twelve years later the contents of that payload are now an unusual example of Olympics-related memorabilia and a reminder of how the Summer Games and NASA could have shared space...

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