Delivering a new Russian module will be the final scheduled mission of the space shuttle Atlantis.
Watch NASA TV on Saturday, May 22, at 6:40 a.m. CDT to see students from NASA Explorer Schools nationwide chat with the STS-132 crew and space station Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson.
See these educational resource pages associated with previous missions.
Space shuttle Atlantis will fly some very special "beads of courage" for children fighting life-threatening illnesses.
Learn more about the STS-132 space shuttle mission and crew.
The NASA Launch Blog will begin at 9 a.m. on May 14 to chronicle the countdown to the beginning of STS-132.
Atlantis’ 12-day mission will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1 that will provide additional storage space and a new docking port for Russian Soyuz and Progress spacecraft.
The STS-132 crew members prepare for their mission to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Atlantis.
Commander Oleg Kotov and flight engineers Soichi Noguchi, Timothy J. (T.J.) Creamer, Alexander Skvortsov, Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko will serve aboard the International Space Station as the Expedition 23 crew.
Learn more about how astronauts on board the space station are working to improve life on Earth and extend life beyond our home planet.
Learn how the astronauts prepared for their mission to the International Space Station.› View this interactive feature
How fast can you match the STS-132 pictures?› View this interactive feature
Help Space Kid collect orbs to learn about the STS-132 space shuttle mission.
Learn about the next mission with this interactive tool.
The space shuttle carries astronauts to space and back.› Read Students K-4 article
Spacesuits protect astronauts in space, on the moon and on other planets.› Read Students K-4 article
Astronauts go on spacewalks to do important jobs outside their spacecraft.› Read Students K-4 article
Microgravity is why astronauts float around in space.› Read Students K-4 article
Find out how the space shuttle gets ready for launch.
Color pictures and learn about the space shuttle.