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NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis has a new $100 million home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
STS-135 astronauts dock with the International Space Station on the shuttle program's final flight.
Mission STS-135 for the space shuttle Atlantis marks the end of the three-decade U.S. shuttle program and a fundamental shift in focus for NASA.
When NASA retires the space shuttle fleet next month with STS-135, the mission will carry a refueling experiment that could help extend the life of satellites.
Atlantis blasted off into history Friday, bringing to close decades of space shuttle launches. What did you think of the event?
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With the shuttle Atlantis making the final flight ever for the orbiter fleet, NASA faces the hard reality of layoffs and questions about America's commitment to leadership in space.
Four astronauts will begin training for a "launch-on-need" rescue mission to back up the crew of NASA's final planned flight in February. NASA hopes to launch the crew on a final mission if funding is approved.