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-- mark the end of an era.
-- -- -- That's good -- in the world for over thirty years that they have it's place in history and control panel that.
We copier will stop and we'll take this opportunity to congratulate you Atlantis.
As well that thousands of passion and individuals across this great space faring nation who truly empowered this incredible space -- Which for three decades has inspired millions around the globe.
Job well done America.
The very astronauts that were aboard that final launched join us live this morning please welcome commander Chris Ferguson -- Pilot Doug Hurley and mission specialist sandy Magnus and where Rex Waldheim guys when -- start with you commander.
Wow what a legacy the last one but is this the end of NASA.
Absolutely not you know we have we have a vibrant program right now in -- nationals living on the space station full time as we had been for the last eleven years.
They get up and down and Russian Soyuz rockets who never business partners involved in of course that we're building erupted at a lower orbit so NASA will go on sold all the little kids out -- -- thirteen year old who wants to be an astronaut you can still become an astronaut.
Don't know quite national program okay -- if this is the -- you guys -- this guy it was tough boss nine degree a and it I'm walking in here and everyone wanted to know I gotta ask -- hat please ask what does it feel like to be in space and what -- -- We you know it's a whole different way of letting because you look at things are on the table -- stay America's gravity is.
Holding them down and on orbit you have to keep track your stuff and a whole new level and you keep track yourself -- -- floating from place to place the place and the -- a small volume and so you get very comfortable moving around in the shuttle and when -- docked at the space station.
It's this monster huge house laboratory that we've built up there and you have to get used to moving around all over again piloting his facial -- Auto pilot or -- you really had to steer the thing.
Yeah you do it steered quite a bit I mean -- phases of the flight ascent if we have to touch the controls that means something really bad happened but luckily you know the folks take great care of us down their Florida processing these vehicles -- we we got to hand fly the run into and the undock and then of course Chris landed the vehicle in Florida and -- We need to point out just -- flying around in space there was actual stuff going on you're doing scientific experiments a lot of products we use right now.
Are better because of you guys and we had we had eight powered payloads we call them -- the mid day death.
Researching everything from my bone loss two osmosis water purification systems -- a lot going on there directs one last thought.
Now he's all right but I didn't say this -- all -- all you guys gonna stay within NASA.
Yet but we need to point out -- is gonna lose about 3500 jobs with -- -- is that right.
Depending on how you can there's a lot of people jobs will be relocated all right we have more with the.
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