Space Shuttle Atlantis
Part of the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex won’t go on view to the public for nearly five decades.
The space shuttle Atlantis is one step closer to the end of its final journey. On Wednesday, officials with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and NASA broke ground on a site which will become the retired shuttle’s final home.
A full scale model of a space shuttle, which has thrilled visitors to the Kennedy Space Center Complex for nearly two decades, has been moved out of the complex to make room for a new exhibit which will feature a real space shuttle.
It’s the end of an era for NASA. Just before 6 a.m. Atlantis landed its final landing at the Kennedy Space Center bringing to an end the 30 year shuttle program.
Emotions are running high as the four astronauts aboard Atlantis prepare for Thursday’s homecoming, an act that will end NASA’s 30 year space shuttle program.
The space shuttle Atlantis is homeward bound on the last mission of the 30 year old space shuttle program.
After some last minute packing the astronauts making NASA’s last shuttle flight took some time off on Sunday to relax.
Having successfully completed the last spacewalk of NASA’s 30-year shuttle program, the 10 astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now high-flying ‘moving men’.
Two astronauts from the International Space Station have completed the last spacewalk of NASA’s space shuttle era.
The high flying delivery crew of the space shuttle Atlantis got busy Monday successfully hoisting a giant trunk out of Atlantis and attaching it to the International Space Station.