Thursday, July 21, 2011
Home at last: Atlantis makes historic final landing as Nasa's 30-year shuttle programme comes to a glorious end
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Home, and job done: Commander Chris Ferguson, right, shakes hands with pilot Doug Hurley after Atlantis landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. To their left are crew members Sandra Mangus and Rex Walheim
Atlantis made the perfect landing as dawn broke this morning, gliding down on to the tarmac at Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral to bring to an end 30 years of shuttle missions.