Still in its protective shrink wrap, space shuttle Atlantis has been raised and tilted into display position at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
Atlantis starred in a daylong parade and celebration as the shuttle was moved into an exhibit hall at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
The storied spacecraft's pair of 60-foot-long doors were closed Sept. 20 during preps for permanent display.
NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft pilots will carry Endeavour to its new home in Los Angeles.
Workers placed a steel beam in place at the highest point of the exhibit hall being built for space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center.
With its hatch closed one final time, the space shuttle Endeavour is a step closer to its new mission of inspiring future generations.
Now you can explore Kennedy Space Center at street level through Google Maps with Street View. Take a virtual walk through the Vehicle Assembly Building, stand on Launch Pad 39A, and more!
Friends, former co-workers recall energetic, competitive center director as force behind shuttle's return after Challenger.
Permanent reminders now mark where space shuttles Discovery, Endeavour and Atlantis each rolled to a final stop on Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility.
Technicians switched off Endeavour's displays and systems for the final time.
Secured atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, space shuttle Discovery started its final journey with a sunrise takeoff at 7 a.m. EDT.
NASA 905 will support the last three shuttle ferry flights.
Recently, NASA's space shuttles were on the move as part of the transition and retirement activities at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The "vehicle powered" light is turned off for the last time as two shuttle orbiters' flight decks go dark.
The space shuttle accomplished tremendous technological goals during 30 years of flying and spanned societal boundaries along the way.
A plastic plaque engraved with a tribute to the Space Shuttle work force highlights the effort that went into program for 30 years.
A groundbreaking ceremony officially launched construction of space shuttle Atlantis' future home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson was honored on Nov. 7 in his hometown by the Philadelphia Eagles. Ferguson was named Honorary Captain during the NFL's "Monday Night Football" game. The Eagles hosted the Chicago Bears at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
For the first time ever, NASA's two highly modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft briefly flew in formation over the Edwards Air Force Base.› View more photos
Workers rehearsed lifting shuttles off their 747 carrier aircraft when they arrive at their new homes.