Debate is still underway to determine whether the space shuttle Atlantis should get one more flight or be sent straight to a museum.
After 25 years, 32 flights, 4,648 orbits around the earh, and 120,650,907 million miles traveled, the space shuttle Atlantis makes its final touchdown.
The space shuttle Atlantis returned back to Cape Canaveral in Florida this morning after its final scheduled mission.
The six astronauts flying aboard space shuttle Atlantis are working Tuesday to prepare their spacecraft for its final planned return home.
Astronauts gave the space shuttle Atlantis's heat shield a final inspection Monday in preparation for their return to Earth.
The Atlantis crew brought along a photo of Isaac Newton, as well as a chip of wood from the famous apple tree that inspired his law of gravity, which they let float freely.
A Florida photographer captured both the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station in silhouette in front of the sun last Sunday.
Two of the Shuttle Atlantis crew are on a spacewalk, working outside the International Space Station this morning to finish a battery upgrade service call on the station's solar arrays.
The space shuttle Atlantis with Earth as a backdrop is seen prior to docking with the International Space Station (ISS) in this handout photo provided by NASA and taken on May 16.
Renowned CBS News anchor and reporter Walter Cronkite (r.) is seen in a March 1981 file photo with President Ronald Reagan. Dubbed 'the most trusted man in America,' Cronkite broke stories such as President John F. Kennedy's and Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassinations and the landing on the moon. Cronkite died in his home in July 2009.