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Atlantis Lands in California June 22, 2007

Posted by jtintle in Planets, Space Fotos.
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JOHNSON SPACE CENTER PAO: Landing gear is down and locked. Main gear touchdown. Nose gear touchdown. Atlantis rolling out on Runway 22 at Edwards Air Force Base, wrapping up a 5.8-million-mile mission.

Atlantis completing its 28th mission, leaving the International Space Station with more power-generation capability and bringing home Expedition 15 astronaut Suni Williams after 195 days in space.

ATLANTIS: Houston, Atlantis. Wheels stop.

HOUSTON: Atlantis, Houston. Copy wheels stop. Welcome back.

Congratulations on a great mission. Good job installing S3/S4, continuing to expand the space station in preparation for adding modules from more of our international partners and stepping stones for the rest of the NASA exploration plan.

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