Atlantis' journey to the International Space Station will be NASA's 135th and final mission in the space shuttle program, which began 30 years ago. Tune in at 8 and 11 p.m. ET Sunday for a documentary on the shuttle program on "CNN Presents: Beyond Atlantis."
There are no roller coasters near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. No Ferris wheels, either.
Yet this desert town could soon be a hot destination for thrill-seekers from around the world.
That's because nearby, within New Mexico's high desert valley, is the future home of Spaceport America - the world's first commercial spaceport.