Space Shuttle Atlantis
American Space Shuttle orbiter
|Contract award||29 January 1979|
|Named after||RV Atlantis|
|Status||Retired. Displayed at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.|
3–7 October 1985
8–21 July 2011
|No. of missions||33|
|Time spent in space||306 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes, 43 seconds as of STS-135|
|No. of orbits||4,848|
|Distance travelled||125,935,769 miles (202,673,974 km) as of STS-135|
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- "Space Today Online - Space Shuttle Stories". spacetoday.org. Retrieved 19 November 2010.