Pictures from the final space shuttle mission

The space shuttle Atlantis lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center Friday, July 8, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Atlantis is the 135th and final space shuttle launch for NASA. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) <span class=meta>(AP Photo/ Morry Gash)</span>
July 8, 2011 5:31:12 PM PDT