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NASA goes into flashback mode; shares image of Atlantis take-off in May, 2000! - See pic

NASA goes into flashback mode; shares image of Atlantis take-off in May, 2000! - See pic

The mission took the crew of six American astronauts and one Russian cosmonaut to the ISS to deliver logistics and supplies, as well as to prepare the station for the arrival of the Zvezda Service Module, launched by Russia on July 12, 2000.

Axing 'Atlantis' unfair: Co-creator

Axing 'Atlantis' unfair: Co-creator

"Atlantis" co-creator Johnny Capps has said it was "unfair" to axe the show before its second series had finished airing.

NASA arranges 3D tour of International Space Station

NASA arranges 3D tour of International Space Station

 You could now have a 3D tour of the International Space Station and experience how astronauts orbit in zero gravity while sitting in front of your computer at home.

Swedish divers unearth Stone Age `Atlantis` relics

wedish divers have uncovered Stone Age artefacts left behind by Swedish nomads about 11,000 years ago, which has prompted some to claim that Sweden`s Atlantis may have been found.

NASA’s Space Shuttle program: A brief overview

US space shuttles have been flying into space since 1981, carrying humans, travelling more than half a billion miles until the fleet retired in 2011.

Atlantis bids final farewell to space station

The crew of Atlantis on Tuesday bade a bittersweet farewell to the International Space Station.

Last space shuttle crew bids historic goodbye

The crew of the last space shuttle has floated out of the International Space Station, forever.

Obama dials for pizza, gets space station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have got a very long-distance call from US President Barack Obama, who joked that he thought he was dialing out for pizza.

Atlantis astronauts getting off time, finally

After a hectic week in orbit, the astronauts on NASA`s last space shuttle flight got some time off to savour their historic experience.

NASA sets July 8 for Atlantis final flight

Atlantis`` STS-135 mission will deliver the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module filled with supplies and spare parts to sustain space station operations after the shuttles are retired.

NASA fuels shuttle Atlantis in last-launch test

A countdown rehearsal for final flight will be conducted next week with the four Atlantis astronauts.

Lost city of Atlantis may be found

A US-led research team may have finally located the lost city of Atlantis.

NASA sets final space shuttle mission for June 28

NASA announces plans to send the space shuttle Atlantis on the final mission of the US programme June 28.

Atlantis lands for final time with six astronauts

Space shuttle Atlantis returned from orbit for the last time on Wednesday, closing out a 25-yr career.

Shuttle Atlantis closes in on 120 million miles

Atlantis closed in on 120 mn-mile mark as its final voyage neared an end and astronauts inspected their ship in advance of Wednesday`s landing.

Astronauts make a last inspection of Atlantis

Space shuttle Atlantis` astronauts surveyed their ship using a newly repaired instrument.

Space shuttle, station crews say goodbye

After a week together in space, the Atlantis crews shared some final laughs.

Atlantis crew relaxes after wrapping up spacewalks

Atlantis` six astronauts got a little down time up in orbit on the eve of their departure from the ISS.

Atlantis astronauts on third spacewalk of ISS mission

US astronauts took their final spacewalk at ISS to complete battery replacement work before coming home.

Atlantis astronauts complete 2nd spacewalk

US astronauts Thursday completed
the second of three planned spacewalks from Atlantis.