July 9, 2011

NASA Releases Administrator’s Video About Final Shuttle Launch

With the successful launch of the final space shuttle mission, Atlantis' STS-135 mission to the International Space Station, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has issued a video statement about the program and the agency's future.

Bolden salutes the Space Shuttle Program and its many accomplishments while also highlighting the human spaceflight missions yet to come on the space station and beyond. NASA is facilitating commercial access for cargo and crew to low Earth orbit and developing technologies and capabilities to reach destinations in deep space such as asteroids and Mars.

To view the administrator's video message, visit: http://1.usa.gov/nwhEIA

For more information about space shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle

To find out more about what's next for NASA, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/next


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