Launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the STS-117 mission.› Launch Day Videos
Space Shuttle Atlantis made its second journey to the launch pad in preparation for STS-117.› View This Video
Before the spacesuits get packed for flight, they must be carefully prepared on Earth.› View This Video
The orbiter makes the 3.4 mile journey to Launch Pad 39A.› View This Video
NASA's most challenging mission to date ends with a successful landing at Kennedy.› View This Video
The next time, it will be liftoff!› View This Video
Discovery made its slow and steady journey to the launch pad.› View This Video
Space Shuttle Discovery arrives at Launch Pad 39B in prepartion for a flight to the International Space Station.
The STS-116 payloads arrive at Launch Pad 39B.
Final space shuttle inspection team goes where few others venture.› View This Video
With STS-115, NASA returned to building the International Space Station.› View This Video
Experience the exciting visual countdown milestones from the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis.› View Videos
Crew completes final training for liftoff.› View Video (Real) →
The STS-115 crew spends four days rehearsing and preparing for their upcoming launch aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis.
Mission STS-115 marks the resumption of construction of the International Space Station.› View Video (Real) →
Atlantis reaches Launch Pad 39B.
The orbiter Atlantis rolls to the Vehicle Assembly Building.
Learn how NASA determines if the weather is "go" for launch.› View Video (Real) →
Discovery lifts off on the Fourth of July!