Atlantis: 135 Missions in 30 years

22nd July 2011

As Atlantis, touches down in Kennedy Space Centre, marking the end of NASA’s STS program, and the end of an era in manned space travel, Kevin Fong presents ‘Space Shuttle: The last Mission’, the accompanying BBC documentary that ventures behind the scenes of human space exploration. Click here to watch on BBC iplayer, or catch it again on BBC 2, Thursday night at 7pm.

Adam Rutherford also pays tribute to the extraordinary achievements and tragic losses of the last 30 years this brilliant short film for Nature Video.

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