NASA STS-135 MCC Status: Atlantis Separates From International Space Station

Status Report From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2011

image At 4:18 a.m. EDT, space shuttle Atlantis fired its jets, separating a space shuttle from the International Space Station for the last time.

At 6:19 a.m., the "late inspection" of Atlantis' heat shield will commence, and today's Mission Status Briefing will air on NASA Television at 7:30 a.m.

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