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22 juillet 2011
Space shuttle Atlantis on Launch Pad 39A
On 8 July 2011, Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station on a mission that will end the spaceplane programme’s three-decade era of human spaceflight. Liftoff of the Space Shuttle Atlantis took place at 17:29 CEST (15:29 GMT).
Credits: NASA/Fletcher Hildreth
Soyuz on launch pad at Europe's Spaceport
Credits: ESA - S. Corvaja, 2011
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