End of an era: Last space shuttle comes home

Space Shuttle Atlantis lands at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla. Thursday, July 21, 2011. The landing of Atlantis marks the end of NASA's 30 year space shuttle program.

July 21, 2011 4:22:26 PM PDT
The space shuttle passed into history Thursday, the words "wheels stop" crackling over the cockpit radio for the very last time.

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