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NES Video Chat: Space Shuttle Atlantis "Roll Over" Celebration
November 2, 2012


Date: Nov. 2, 2012
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT
STEM Subject: Science: History and nature of science
STEM Career: Engineer: An engineer applies scientific and mathematical principles to design, develop and test products, systems, machinery or structures.

NASA's Digital Learning Network, or DLN, hosted a special event to commemorate the departure of space shuttle Atlantis. DLN hosts Rachel Power and Joshua Santora were live from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida as space shuttle Atlantis was transferred from the Vehicle Assembly Building to its permanent home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

The Space Shuttle Atlantis "Roll Over" Celebration featured special guests including NASA Administrator and astronaut Charles Bolden, members of the space shuttle's processing team and members from the team responsible for the design of the new home for Atlantis.

Related Resources:
> Structures and Materials: Shuttle Tiles Educator Guides
> Atlantis Image Gallery
> Atlantis Readied for Move to Kennedy Visitor Complex
> Space Shuttle Program: Spanning 30 Years of Discovery

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A head-on view of the orbiter Atlantis as it rolls to the Vehicle Assembly Building
Dozens of employees accompany the orbiter Atlantis on its rollover from the Orbiter Processing Facility to the Vehicle Assembly Building.
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NASA/Jim Grossmann
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