Behind the scenes at Kennedy Space Center as Space Shuttle Endeavour and the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft are prepared for their final journey.
Shuttle Endeavour blasts off on its 10th mission, Bell Helicopter wins the Osprey contract, Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to California, and a DC-9 crashes in Colombia.
Space Shuttle Endeavour touched down at Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Wednesday morning, marking the end of the ship’s career and the close of NASA’s second-to-last shuttle mission.
Watch live video of Space Shuttle Atlantis being rolled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the last time and Space Shuttle Endeavour landing in the wee hours.
Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe early Tuesday morning, bringing to an end a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
The space shuttle Endeavour successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after the crew completed their first full day in space.
Space Shuttle Endeavour made its 25th and final launch on Monday, blasting into orbit carrying six astronauts and two major additions to the International Space Station.