Currently on its final trip of a career spanning 25 years and nearly 120 million miles since its delivery to Kennedy Space center in April 1985, NASA's primary flight shuttle, the space shuttle Atlantis, is nearing the end of mission STS-132. It is the vehicle's 32nd flight mission.
As part of STS-132, space shuttle Atlantis will deliver an integrated cargo carrier and a Russian-built mini research module to the International Space Station, and astronauts Michael Good, Garrett Reisman, and Steve Bowen are capturing some stunning images of the shuttle's final trip to the interstellar outpost.
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