After a successful unmanned test flight in December, NASA’s experimental Orion spacecraft has been shipped to Colorado for final decontamination and testing.
The Orion spacecraft is back home after traveling into space and then across the country.
A windy Thursday morning has delayed NASA’S premier launch of its new Orion spacecraft until Friday.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour began its final journey on Wednesday. It’s heading west to its new life as a museum piece in California. On the last ferry flight of its kind, bolted to the top of a jumbo jet, NASA’s youngest shuttle departed Kennedy Space Center at sunrise on the first leg of its flight to California.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is expected to leave Florida Tuesday, a day later than expected, on its final journey to Los Angeles for permanent display.
Space Shuttle Discovery is settling into its new home just outside Washington, DC. Discovery was lifted off its Boeing 747 carrier Thursday and towed to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia.
It was a different kind of flight for Space Shuttle Discovery Tuesday as it hitched a ride from the Kennedy Space Center to Washington, D.C. mounted atop a 747.
The space shuttle Discovery and shuttle Endeavour are both on the road to retirement and met nose-to-nose Thursday while trading places at the Kennedy Space Center.
NASA fueled space shuttle Atlantis on Wednesday, but it was only a test leading up to the last flight of the 30-year program.
The Space shuttle Endeavour has landed for the final time at Kennedy Space Center. The six astronauts returned to Earth early Wednesday, closing out the next-to-last mission in NASA’s 30-year program with a safe middle-of-the-night landing.