The Space Shuttle replica “Explorer” being towed on a barge off the coast of Miami Beach on May 25, 2012. The full scale replica model set sail from the Kennedy Space Center on May 24, 2012 on an oceanic voyage for her permanent new museum display home at Space Center Houston, the visitor complex at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas.  (Source: CBS4)

Full-Size Shuttle Replica Floats By Miami

The Space Shuttle program has long ended, but if you looked out towards the Atlantic from Miami Friday afternoon, you likely saw the Shuttle passing across the horizon.


(Source: NASA) SpaceX launch vehicle Falcon9 is aborted at the last second by a problem with a valve.

SpaceX To Try Florida Launch Again Tuesday

The first private rocket to attempt a rendezvous with the International Space Station will try launching again from Cape Canaveral in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, after a weekend attempt was aborted at literally the last possible second.


Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past the Statue of Liberty prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In The Big Apple

The space shuttle Enterprise has landed into the history books as part of its final flight to the Big Apple on top of a modified jumbo jet.


Guests photograph the Space Shuttle Discovery following a transfer ceremony at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, April 19, 2012, as the Shuttle Discovery is officially received by the museum and will be placed on permanent display. Discovery is the first spaceship of the retired US shuttle fleet to enter its permanent home as a museum artifact, replacing the prototype Space Shuttle Enterprise, which will be moved to a museum in New York.  (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives At New Home

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.


The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with space shuttle Discovery bolted to its top is backed out of the Mate-Demate Device Monday, April 16, 2012. The SCA will take Discovery to its new home in Virginia on Tuesday. (Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett)

Shuttle Discovery Ready For Voyage To Museum

The space shuttle Discovery has one last mission to complete before its put on public display.


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Florida’s Top Stories Of The Year

There was Rick Scott who took over the Florida Governor’s office, the end of the space shuttle program and of course, the Gulf oil spill. Which story do you think made the number one spot as Florida’s top story of the year?


The space shuttle Atlantis inside Kennedy Space Center’s Orbiter Processin Facility-2. (Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett)

Space Shuttle Atlantis Enters Retirement Mode

The space shuttle Atlantis has been moved to one of Kennedy Space Center’s high-tech garage’s to be prepared for future public display at Kennedy’s Visitor Complex.


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End Of Shuttle Program Spells Unemployment For Thousands

The end of an era means the end of employment for some 7,000 people in communities surrounding Florida’s Space Coast.



Hours Till Touchdown For The Last Shuttle

One of the most famous tunes by an American composer woke the Atlantis astronauts who are now prepping for the space shuttle program’s final landing in a few hours.


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Shuttle’s Last Landing Looms

The last leg of an historical shuttle mission is the underway as the last American space shuttle heads home.