Detail View: NASA STS-125 Gallery: Back to the Beginning

Title: 
Back to the Beginning
Creator: 
NASA
Description: 
Space shuttle Atlantis rolls toward the open doors of Orbiter Processing Facility 1. Atlantis was demated from the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA, via the mate/demate device at the Shuttle Landing Facility. After its May 24 landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California, which concluded its STS-125 mission, the modified Boeing 747 SCA carried the shuttle on a two-day ferry flight from Edwards to Kennedy beginning June 1. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller June 3, 2009
Date: 
6/5/09
Identifier: 
357986main_backto-opf_full
MediaType: 
Image
Year: 
2009
What: 
Atlantis
What: 
STS-125
Where: 
Edwards Air Force Base
Where: 
California