Welcome to Spaceflight Now's comprehensive coverage of the international space station, its full-time residents and the next shuttle assembly mission, flight STS-110/ISS-8A of Atlantis that will deliver the S0 truss structure to the outpost. NASA refers to STS-110 and the Expedition Four missions as "Stage 8A" in the space station assembly matrix. This page incorporates that approach. We will post data on upcoming shuttle assembly flights as each stage is completed. E-mail us your comments, suggestions and corrections!
Atlantis returns to Earth
Commander Michael Bloomfield, making his first landing at the controls of a space shuttle, guided Atlantis to a smooth touchdown on Runway 33 at the Kennedy Space Center Friday to close out a near-flawless space station assembly mission.
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