Government IT: Endeavour`s Historic Final Mission to Space
Endeavour Departs ISS
The view of the ISS Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation.
The docked space shuttle, back-dropped by a nighttime view of Earth and a starry sky, photographed by an Expedition 28 crewmember on the ISS.
STS-134 and Expedition 28 crewmembers gather on the middeck of Endeavour while docked with the ISS.
The forward section of Endeavour is pictured with two components of the ISSthe Harmony node (left) and the European Space Agency's Columbus laboratory.
NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel, STS-134 mission specialist, participates in the mission's second spacewalk.
In Place at Last
The newly installed Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 is visible at center left in this photo of the ISSs starboard truss.
Solar array wings on the ISS intersect the thin line of Earth's atmosphere.
Endeavour's Final Flight
Space shuttle Endeavour rises on twin columns of flame from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
As part of the survey and part of every mission's activities, Endeavour performed a backflip for the rendezvous pitch maneuver.
Back on Earth
Endeavour landed for the final time at NASAs Kennedy Space Center after 248 orbits around Earth and a journey of 6,510,221 miles on STS-134.