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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Last space shuttle lands in Florida, closing out a three-decade NASA program

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Astronauts on shuttle Atlantis have fired the braking rockets 240 miles above the coast of Australia, now committed to landing in Florida

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

NASA Mission Control has given shuttle Atlantis the 'go' for landing on the first possible attempt

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Space shuttle Atlantis’ payload bay doors are closed and everything continues to proceed on schedule for this morning’s landing.

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Space shuttle Atlantis' landing is on schedule for 5:56:58a ET, following a deorbit burn at 4:49:04a. Weather is "go." http://t.co/HUsOfpa

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Spaceflight Meteorology Group's updated forecast is "very favorable," with no flight rule violations that would prevent Atlantis' landing.

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Shuttle Atlantis will pass over Belize and just west of Cuba before crossing Fla. coast nr Naples before landing at 556am ET. #sts135

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Atlantis crew receives wake-up call, scheduled to touch down at 5:56 am ET

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Atlantis’ wakeup song was “God Bless America” by Kate Smith played for all the men & women from the shuttle program over the years.

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

The final shuttle crew wakeup call is planned for 9:29 p.m. EDT: http://t.co/0FTPto2

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Space shuttle Atlantis landing, July 21, 2011

Set your alarms! Atlantis is scheduled to come home tomorrow morning! Opportunities are at 5:56 amET & 7:32 amET. http://twitpic.com/5t4yup

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