NASA Prepares for Final Shuttle Mission‎

NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: A sign reading, "God Speed Atlantis"' is seen through a rain soaked window as people wait for the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. Weather conditions are not looking favorable for the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: Tom Bush from Orlando, Florida holds onto a tarp covering his campsite as a strong rain storm passes through a day before the scheduled launch of Space shuttle Atlantis, the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. He arrived early in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. Weather conditions are not looking favorable for the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: Sean Kelly (front), Matt Oldenfield and Cameron Pullara (l-r), from Tampa, Florida, sleep in the back of their truck as they wait to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. They arrived early this morning in to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: Robert Wentworth from Hartford, Connecticut stands in the back of his truck as he waits to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. He arrived early this morning in to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: John Giordano from Fort Pierce, Florida fishes, as NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building is seen in the background, as he passes time while waiting to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. He arrived early in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLEL, FL - JULY 07: Mary Mitchell, O'Malley Marie Anderson and Mike Mitchell (L-R) from Georgia setup a campground as they prepare to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. They arrived early in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLEL, FL - JULY 07: Mark Dojciechowski (L) and Amy Wohlwend from Atlanta, Georgia eat breakfast outside their camper as they wait to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. They arrived one day ago in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: Nathan Brotman from Deltona, Florida waits to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. He arrived early in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLEL, FL - JULY 07: Richard Hutto from Gaston, South Carolina waits to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. He arrived last Friday in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: George Bailey from Sherwood, Arkansas uses mosquito netting and a tarp as he camps out waiting to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. He arrived two days ago in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: Sheila Gibson sweeps rain water out from the tent she set up, after she and her family drove from Barto, Pennsylvania on Monday to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. She arrived early in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, as an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
TITUSVILLE, FL - JULY 07: Mark Dojciechowski (L) and Amy Wohlwend from Atlanta, Georgia eat breakfast outside their camper as they wait to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Titusville, Florida. They arrived one day ago in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis sits on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center beneath dark clouds July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on July 8, but poor weather conditions could delay the final mission of the space shuttle program. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: A rainbow appears near tthe space shuttle Atlantis as it sits on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center beneath dark clouds and a rainbow July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on July 8, but poor weather conditions could delay the final mission of the space shuttle program. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: A rainbow appears near tthe space shuttle Atlantis as it sits on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center beneath dark clouds and a rainbow July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on July 8, but poor weather conditions could delay the final mission of the space shuttle program. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis sits on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center beneath dark clouds July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on July 8, but poor weather conditions could delay the final mission of the space shuttle program. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis sits on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center beneath dark clouds July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on July 8, but poor weather conditions could delay the final mission of the space shuttle program. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Rainy skies produce a rainbow over the space shuttle Atlantis as it stands on launch pad 39A one day before its scheduled launch at Kennedy Space Center July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis' launch will mark the final liftoff in the 30-year-old space shuttle program. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Photographers gather in the early morning light to make photos of Space shuttle Atlantis as it stands on launch pad 39A one day before its scheduled launch at Kennedy Space Center July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Bad weather conditions threaten Atlantis' launch, which will mark the final liftoff in the 30-year-old space shuttle program. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis stands on launch pad 39A one day before its scheduled launch at Kennedy Space Center July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Bad weather conditions threaten Atlantis' launch, which will mark the final liftoff in the 30-year-old space shuttle program. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A July 7, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Bad weather could delay the scheduled July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Terry Davenport (L) from Orlando, Florida and his children, Dominique Davenport and Antoine Davenport relax in their tent shelter as they camp-out to watch the launch of Space shuttle Atlantis on the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Davenport family arrived a day early in order to get a good spot to watch the launch of Atlantis for its scheduled lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station, an estimated one million people may show up to watch the launch. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A July 7, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Bad weather could delay the scheduled July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A July 7, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Bad weather could delay the scheduled July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space
Storm clouds move into the area as Space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A July 7, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Bad weather could delay the scheduled July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen on lauch Pad 39A as it is prepared for the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen on lauch Pad 39A as it is prepared for the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
NASA Prepares For Launch Of Space Shuttle Atlantis
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JULY 07: Space shuttle Atlantis is seen on lauch Pad 39A as it is prepared for the last mission of the space shuttle program on July 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlantis is scheduled to lift-off on Friday for a mission to the space station. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
The space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launc
The space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launc
The space shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A on July 6, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Preparations are being made for the July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Space shuttle Atlantis crew members Comm
Space shuttle Atlantis crew members Comm
Space shuttle Atlantis crew members Commander Chris Ferguson (R) and Pilot Doug Hurley depart the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility in a sports car after their training session in the shuttle training aircraft July 6, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Preparations are being made for the July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
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