From sending rhesus monkeys into orbit to India's launch of a lunar probe, a hitchhiker's guide to exploration of the universe.
Flight director Tony Ceccacci said a preliminary look at the images beamed down found nothing amiss, and everything was on track for Friday's planned landing.
When they're not making orbital history, the full complement of six crew members may have to line up for the shower.
Retired General Charles Bolden gets high praise from those who've flown with him.
With custom-made tools and a rescue plan, the seven-member crew of the Atlantis aim to upgrade the iconic telescope.
Charles Simonyi returned to Earth Wednesday. It was the last trip on which nonastronauts could hitch a ride on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft.