Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands For The Last Time - STS-135 2011-07-21
Shuttle Atlantis Lands, Era Ends
Space Shuttle Atlantis landed in Cape Canaveral, FL.
Shuttle era over
End of an era
The Space Shuttle program was the fourth spaceflight program carried out by the NASA. The Space Shuttle program was extended several times beyond it originally envisioned 15-year lifespan because of the delays in building the United States space station in low Earth orbit—a project which eventually evolved into the International Space Station.