This is the crew for the last shuttle mission, STS-135, next to their ride: The mighty Atlantis. They are about to launch in the last mission of the Space Shuttle program.
Two grilled lobster tails, one baked potato, butter and sour cream. That's what Mike Fincke—USAF Colonel and STS-134 Mission Specialist 1 in the space shuttle Endeavour—had for his "send off" breakfast today, just before the launch.
Another bittersweet day for the American space program: After having a delicious breakfast astronauts launched aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, her last flight ever and the penultimate flight for the shuttle program. Watch the video here.
NASA has been waking up astronauts with music since the beginning of the manned space program. Now, they not only want you to pick the music, but also submit your own for STS-134, the last space shuttle mission.