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Space Shuttle Atlantis

29 - 7 February 2008 - STS-122 - 39A - KSC - 12 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes, 50 seconds - 5,296,842 miles (8,524,441 km) - International Space Station construction (Columbus laboratory). STS-122 carried ESA astronaut Léopold Eyharts, a French Flight Engineer representing ESA to the ISS and returned Expedition 16 Flight Engineer Daniel M. Tani to Earth. Three spacewalks were performed by mission specialists Rex Walheim and Stanley Love.
30 - 11 May 2009 - STS-125 - 39A - Edwards AFB - 12 days, 21 hours, 37 minutes, 9 seconds - 5,276,000 miles (8,491,000 km) - Final Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 4. Atlantis carried two new instruments to the Hubble Space Telescope, the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph and the Wide Field Camera 3. The mission also replaced a Fine Guidance Sensor, six gyroscopes, and two battery unit modules. The mission included five spacewalks totaling 37 hours. STS-125 carried an IMAX camera to document the progress of the mission.
31 - 16 November 2009 - STS-129 - 39A - KSC - 10 days, 19 hours, 16 minutes, 13 seconds - 4,490,138 miles (7,226,177 km) - International Space Station resupply and construction (ELC-1/ELC-2). STS-129 was the first flight of an ExPRESS Logistics Carrier and focused on staging spare components outside the space station. The mission included three spacewalks.
32 - 14 May 2010 - STS-132 - 39A - KSC - 11 days, 18 hours, 29 minutes, 09 seconds - 4,879,978 miles (7,853,563 km) - International Space Station construction (Mini-Research Module 1 and the cargo pallet, Integrated Cargo Carrier-Vertical Light Deployable (ICC-VLD)). The mission included three spacewalks.

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