Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns Home After Final Planned Mission

May 26 – Space shuttle Atlantis and six astronauts ended a 12-day journey of more than 4.8 million miles. The mission (designated STS-132) included three spacewalks focused on replacing and installing components outside the station, including replacing six batteries, installing a communications antenna and adding parts to the Canadian Dextre robotic arm. For more information about the STS-132 mission and the upcoming STS-133 flight, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle

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