Atlantis Moves to Kennedy Space Center Display

Atlantis
Space Shuttle Atlantis stands in Exploration Park
Image Credit: NASA / Kim Shiflett

The Space Shuttle Atlantis has been moved to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The museum where the shuttle will be housed is scheduled to open in July 2013. Atlantis completed 33 successful missions.

Key events in the history of Atlantis include:

  • Maiden Voyage in October 1985
  • Launch of the Magellan spacecraft to map Venus in 1989
  • Launch of the Galileo probe to Jupiter in 1989
  • Supply and Docking with the Russian Space Station Mir in 1995

Atlantis Fireworks
Fireworks mark the arrival of space shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Image Credit: NASA

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