NASA’s Space Shuttle Atlantis is fueled up and ready for launch, marking the end of the 30-year shuttle program. According to NASA, the “three-hour process of filling the shuttle’s external fuel tank was completed just before 5 a.m. ET, marking the day’s first step toward the last liftoff at 11:26 a.m. ET.” Continue reading for the live stream and time-lapse videos.

After this resupply flight to the International Space Station, NASA is due to prepare Atlantis for museum display, as it is already doing with the fleet’s other two spaceships, Discovery and Endeavour.

[via MSNBC]

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