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  • After shuttle lands, Mission Control to go quiet

    In the geeky world of space engineering, this large, high-ceilinged room is close to holy. Inside, people speak in hushed tones and observe time-honored traditions.


  • The space shuttle Atlantis passes under a solar panel on the International Space Station after undocking on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. (AP Photo/NASA)

    Shuttle leaves space station for last time

    A space shuttle left the International Space Station for the very last time Tuesday, heading home to end the 30-year run of a vessel that kept U.S. astronauts flying to and from orbit longer than any other rocketship.


  • After shuttle lands, Mission Control to go quiet

    In the geeky world of space engineering, this large, high-ceilinged room is close to holy. Inside, people speak in hushed tones and observe time-honored traditions.


  • Space shuttle leaves space station for last time

    A space shuttle left the International Space Station for the very last time Tuesday, heading home to end the 30-year run of a vessel that kept U.S. astronauts flying to and from orbit longer than any other rocketship.


  • Astronauts load storage bin on last space shuttle

    NASA's orbiting astronauts detached a huge storage bin full of trash from the International Space Station on Monday and loaded it aboard Atlantis for the last shuttle ride back to Earth.


  • Last space shuttle crew bids historic goodbye

    The astronauts on NASA's final shuttle voyage floated out of the International Space Station for the last time Monday, leaving behind a historic U.S. flag and a commemorative shuttle model to mark the end of a 30-year era.


  • This panoramic view provided by NASA was photographed from the International Space Station, looking toward Earth past the cargo bay of the docked space shuttle Atlantis and part of the station, including a solar array panel, on Thursday, July 14, 2011, as the complex passed over the Southern Hemisphere. The Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, can be seen on Earth's horizon, and a number of stars also are visible. (AP Photo/NASA)

    Last space shuttle crew bids historic goodbye

    The astronauts on NASA's final shuttle voyage floated out of the International Space Station for the last time Monday, leaving behind a historic U.S. flag and a commemorative shuttle model to mark the end of a 30-year era.


  • Astronauts fix another failed computer on shuttle

    The pilots on NASA's last space shuttle flight fixed another one of their main computers Friday after it failed and set off an alarm that shattered their sleep.


  • Astronauts fix second failed computer on shuttle

    The pilots on NASA's last space shuttle flight fixed another one of their main computers Friday after it failed and set off an alarm that shattered their sleep.


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