Havre Daily News - News you can use

Space shuttle lands for the last time

 

Last updated ERROR at ERROR



Space shuttle Atlantis returned from its final voyage today, closing out a quarter-century flying career and safely bringing back six astronauts from a successful space station mission.

"Twenty-five years, 32 flights and more than 120 million miles traveled. The legacy of Atlantis now in the history books," Mission Control's commentator announced at touchdown.

About 1,200 guests — the maximum number allowed — lined the Kennedy Space Center runway for the conclusion to NASA's third-to-last shuttle flight. Employees wore white r i b b o n s wi t h t h e n ame "Atlantis" and its picture...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
X

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020