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Space Shuttle Atlantis Makes Final Voyage to Permanent Home

Posted November 2nd, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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After traveling about 200-million kilometers during 33 trips into space, the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis is making one final voyage. Early Friday morning, the last of NASA’s three surviving space shuttles to be retired from service left the Kennedy Space Center’s huge Vehicle Assembly Building in Florida for a relatively short 16-kilometer ride to the […]

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Atlantis Departs International Space Station for Final Time

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis is on its way home after undocking from the International Space Station, beginning the last leg of its final voyage — and of the 30-year U.S. shuttle program. Atlantis and its four-member crew separated from the ISS early Tuesday over New Zealand after an eight-day visit to deliver a year’s […]

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Atlantis Departs International Space Station for Final Time

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis is on its way home after undocking from the International Space Station, beginning the last leg of its final voyage — and of the 30-year U.S. shuttle program. Atlantis and its four-member crew separated from the ISS early Tuesday over New Zealand after an eight-day visit to deliver a year’s […]

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Atlantis Departs International Space Station for Final Time

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis has undocked from the International Space Station, beginning the last leg of its final voyage — and of the 30-year U.S. space shuttle program. Atlantis and its four-member crew separated from the ISS early Tuesday morning over New Zealand after an eight-day visit to deliver a year’s worth of supplies […]

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Atlantis Departs International Space Station for Final Time

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space shuttle Atlantis has undocked from the International Space Station, beginning the last leg of its final voyage — and of the 30-year U.S. space shuttle program. Atlantis and its four-member crew separated from the ISS early Tuesday morning over New Zealand after an eight-day visit to deliver a year’s worth of supplies […]

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Atlantis Crew Wrapping Up Final Shuttle Mission

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A chapter in U.S. history closes Tuesday when the Space Shuttle Atlantis departs from the space station and heads home, winding up the space shuttle program. Atlantis’ astronauts bid an emotional farewell to the space station crew, exchanging tears and hugs before closing the hatch between the two orbiters for the last time. As going […]

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Atlantis Crew Wrapping Up Final Shuttle Mission

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Astronauts on the space shuttle Atlantis have said farewell to their counterparts at the International Space Station, as they prepare to wrap up the final mission of the 30-year shuttle program. Atlantis astronauts Monday used a robotic arm to detach a cargo hauler full of old equipment and trash from the space station and load […]

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Atlantis Crew Wrapping Up Final Shuttle Mission

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Astronauts on the space shuttle Atlantis have said farewell to their counterparts at the International Space Station, as they prepare to wrap up the final mission of the 30-year shuttle program. Atlantis astronauts Monday used a robotic arm to detach a cargo hauler full of old equipment and trash from the space station and load […]

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Prepares for Last Flight Home

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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NASA says Monday will be the last full day a space shuttle will spend docked at the International Space Station. On Sunday, the astronauts of space shuttle Atlantis finished packing two tons of old equipment and trash from the ISS into a cargo hauler for the return flight to Earth. The Italian-built cargo pod will […]

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Prepares for Last Flight Home

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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NASA says Monday will the last full day a space shuttle will spend docked at the International Space Station. On Sunday the astronauts of space shuttle Atlantis finished packing two tons of old equipment and trash from the ISS into a cargo hauler for the return flight to Earth. The Italian-built cargo pod will be […]

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