08 Jul '11, 10pm

Farewell to Atlantis [image] #NASA

At 11:29 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on July 8, 2011, the Space Shuttle Atlantis lit its rockets and roared into space. Four astronauts made the climb toward orbit and the International Space Station (ISS), where they will arrive on Sunday. The 135th and last flight of the U.S. space transportation system, or STS, comes 30 years after the first flight in April 1981. You can view video of final launch on NASA's YouTube channel. When they rendezvous with the ISS, the shuttle astronauts will help set up the Raffaello logistics module, which is filled with supplies and spare parts to sustain station operations after the shuttles are retired. The crew also will conduct the robotic refueling mission, an experiment to test tools and techniques for robotic refueling of satellites in space. The 12-day mission is the 33rd for Atlantis , which is named for an oceanographic research ve...

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channelnewsasia.com 03 Jul '11, 3am

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 03 Jul '11, 10pm

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Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jul '11, 10pm

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channelnewsasia.com 08 Jul '11, 2pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Jul '11, 10pm

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seomoz.org 07 Jul '11, 6am

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Rare Snow in Atacama Desert, Chile [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Jul '11, 10pm

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NASA Envisions Alien Worlds - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

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sg.news.yahoo.com 06 Jul '11, 11pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 04 Jul '11, 10pm

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NASA Earth Observato Southern Italian Peninsula...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 03 Jul '11, 10pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Jun '11, 10pm

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Floods Recede around the Wabash-Ohio Confluence...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 02 Jul '11, 10pm

The spring floods in the Mississippi River basin extended to the confluence of the Ohio and Wabash Rivers in the southwest...