Friday, November 27, 2009 - 09:21 in Astronomy & Space
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Astronauts aboard space shuttle Atlantis fired their ship's braking rockets on Friday to leave orbit and begin an hour-long glide to Earth, the last leg of an 11-day mission to the International Space Station.
- Rensselaer researchers to send bacteria into orbit aboard space shuttle AtlantisMon, 10 May 2010, 12:04:20 EDT
- Final countdown: Atlantis to carry next-generation vaccine candidate on last space voyageWed, 6 Jul 2011, 13:37:36 EDT
- Nanotech in space: Rensselaer experiment to weather the trials of orbitThu, 12 Nov 2009, 20:46:10 EST
- Hubble repair mission carrying $70 million CU-Boulder instrument on track for May 11 launchThu, 7 May 2009, 16:22:13 EDT
- Second flight for ESA astronaut Christer FuglesangThu, 17 Jul 2008, 11:23:43 EDT