There are more voyages to come

Posted on: 21st July 2011

Categories: NASA

E! Science News

As Atlantis drops anchor for the last time, Dr Karen James of The HMS Beagle Project trusts that our irrepressible human instinct to venture ever outward will not let us down.

This morning, the space shuttle Atlantis – "the last of the magnificent space flying rocket birds" – rolled to her final wheelstop. It's a tough day for those of us who count ourselves fans of manned space exploration, but something I heard on NASA TV as the shuttle undocked from the International Space Station for the last time on Tuesday gave me hope… Read more

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e! Science News 21 July 2011