Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-117, performs a successful landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on June 22. The shuttle started its mission June 8 to perform maintenance on the International Space Station. STS-117 was the 21st mission to the space station and the 118th shuttle mission overall. The Atlantis landing marks Edwards' 51st shuttle landing. The next shuttle mission is scheduled to launch in August.

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Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-117, performs a successful landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on June 22. The shuttle started its mission June 8 to perform maintenance on the International Space Station. STS-117 was the 21st mission to the space station and the 118th shuttle mission overall. The Atlantis landing marks Edwards' 51st shuttle landing. The next shuttle mission is scheduled to launch in August.