Space Shuttle Program Ends as Atlantis Lands in Florida: VIDEO


The Space Shuttle program came to an end this morning as Atlantis made a successful landing at 5:58 am this morning at Kennedy Space Center in Florida:

"Mission complete, Houston," said Capt. Christopher J. Ferguson of the Navy, commander of the shuttle Atlantis for the last flight. "Afterserving the world for over 30 years, the space shuttle has earned itsplace in history, and it’s come to a final stop."

Atlantis will now be retired to the museum at Kennedy's visitor center.

Watch the landing, AFTER THE JUMP...

Posted July 21, 2011 at 7:06am ETC by Andy Towle
in News, Space