Construction crews removed plastic shrink-wrap from the shuttle Atlantis as work continues for the spacecraft's new $100 million home at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
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 space shuttle Atlantis was recently moved from the Orbiter Processing Facility to the Vehicle Assembly Building awaiting its transfer to 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.
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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!
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.
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.
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.
It took careful planning, computer modeling and fixture removal to move a full-scale shuttle model across Kennedy.
Atlantis closes the book on the Space Shuttle Program.
About 25 unique vehicles and their operators wait at the runway on landing day to assist a space shuttle and its astronauts after touchdown.
Two booster recovery ships stand ready on shuttle launch day.
Tracking station ends its mission with the final shuttle flight.