Mission To ISS Continues For NASA's Final Space Shuttle Flight


In this handout image provided by the National Aeronautics and Space... News PhotoAstronaut,Attached,Bestof,Cargo Container,Container,Failure,Horizontal,Image,International Space Station,NASA,Photography,Planning,Repairing,Robot,Ron Garan,Science and Technology,Scientific Exploration,Space,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Space Shuttle,Space Shuttle Atlantis,Space Suit,Spacewalk,Spare Part,Topics,Topix,TravelPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 NASAIN SPACE - JULY 12: In this handout image provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), NASA astronaut Ronald Garan attached to the robotic arm Canadarm2 moves a failed ammonia pump module from a storage platform on the International Space Station to the cargo bay of the space shuttle Atlantis during a planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk July 12, 2011 in space. This is the 160th spacewalk devoted to station assembly and maintenance since construction began in 1998. Space shuttle Atlantis has embarked on a 12-day mission to the International Space Station where it will deliver the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module packed with supplies and spare parts. This was the final mission of the space shuttle program, which began on April 12, 1981 with the launch of Colombia. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)