AP Photo/David J. Phillip
Johnson Space Center Director Michael Coats, left, kisses his wife Diane after watching space shuttle Atlantis land at Kennedy Space Center Thursday, July 21, 2011, in Houston. The landing of Atlantis brings the space shuttle program to an end.
Space shuttle Atlantis lands just before dawn at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, July 21, marking the end of the STS-135 mission, NASA's final mission of the space shuttle program.
Be the first to post a comment!
Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.
Username * Don't have an account? Sign up for a new account
Password * Can't remember? Reset your password
Comments can be shared on
Add both options by connecting your profiles.
Feels Like: 84°
Feels Like: 73°
Feels Like: 83°
Space station gets unprecedented views of earth's coasts
NASA finds black holes common in early universe
Our staff’s picks
An interactive timeline with photos and videos