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Murfreesboro Native To Go Into Space

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A Middle Tennessee native will be on the space shuttle Atlantis when it goes into space Monday.

Murfreesboro Native Barry Wilmore will be part of the Atlantis crew.

Wilmore graduated from Mt. Juliet High School, and he said he's taking one of the school's football jersey's with him.

Wilmore will carry jersey number 54, his old number, into space on the flight planned for a launch at 1:30 p.m.

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