It's the end of an era.  The Space Shuttle Atlantis comes home one final time before a huge crowd gathered near the runway, as NASA bids goodbye to its 30 year-old space program.

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown has more from the Kennedy Space Center:

Listen here to Houston control and Atlantis chatter during the approach and landing of Atlantis:

Listen here to the Shuttle and Mission control as it touched down in Florida:

Listen here to what Commander Chris Ferguson had to say about the historic landing:

...and once Atlantis came to a full stop, Mission Control took a moment to reflect on the mission.

Listen to what Houston Mission Control had to say, HERE:

This was the 135th flight in Shuttle history.

Atlantis will stay at the Kennedy Space Center as a museum display in its Visitor's Center.

So what's next for the U.S. Space Program?

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown has more on that question in this report: