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Space Shuttle program

The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on May 16, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

With Shuttle Program Ending, What’s Next For NASA?

While today’s shuttle launch will be the last “blast off” for the foreseeable future, that doesn’t mean the folks at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will be getting a break any time soon. CBS11 was the only North Texas station allowed access to see what NASA’s doing when the shuttle program ends.

07/08/2011

Space shuttle Atlantis on Pad 39A July 5, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as preparations are made for the July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Former N. Texas Astronaut To Attend Final Atlantis Launch

A former astronaut from North Texas has been invited to attend the final launch of the historic space shuttle Atlantis at the end of the week.

07/05/2011