Latest News for NASA's Final Shuttle Mission STS-135
See the latest updates on NASA's last shuttle mission in history, the STS-135 flight of Atlantis.
The shuttle astronauts will begin unpacking a giant cargo pod delivered to the space station today.
NASA is tracking a potentially threatening piece of space junk that could fly close to the space station and shuttle Atlantis.
Atlantis docked to the space station for the last time today.
Shuttle Atlantis astronauts will carefully inspect their orbiter's heat shield to make sure it wasn't damaged during the shuttle's final launch Friday.
Atlantis' final launch was captured in a spectacular aerial photo.
The beginning of the end of the shuttle era commenced with the lift-off of Atlantis and its crew of 4 at 11:29am EDT July 8, 2011.
See images of space shuttle Atlantis launching on mission STS-135, the final flight of the space shuttle program.
Atlantis blasted off Friday to kick off its STS-135 mission to the International Space Station.
Atlantis is set to arrive at the International Space Station today at 11::07 a.m. EDT.
The three-hour process of filling Atlantis' huge external tank began early this morning.
Coverage of NASA's final space shuttle mission.
The lightning bolt struck within a mile of shuttle Atlantis at the launch pad.
NASA's space shuttles have flown some peculiar and crazy objects into orbit, including a lightsaber from "Star Wars" and a vial of dirt from the pitcher's mound at Yankee Stadium."
SPACE.com's Tariq Malik asks STS-135 payload manager Joe Delai about the affect a delay would have on experiments aboard Atlantis and whether any goodies were slipped aboard the ship for the astronauts to find in space.
The muppet joined space fans to pick the brains of astronauts near the shuttle's launch site.
Shuttle Atlantis is all packed up, but stormy weather still clouds its Friday (July 8) launch plan.
Fly with STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson as he describes how faithful the STA (Shuttle Training Aircraft) can be to an actual Space Shuttle on final approach.
The procedures for an elaborate rescue mission are in place, even if it is a highly unlikely event.