Atlantis Looks Fit After Heat Shield Survey

By Mark Carreau

The Atlantis astronauts scanned the heat shielding of their spacecraft for orbital debris impact damage on May 24, finding nothing of obvious concern as the six fliers prepared to end their 12-day assembly mission to the International Space Station.

Atlantis is scheduled to land at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 26 at 8:48 a.m, EDT, ending a 32-flight career for the 25-year-old orbiter ...

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