It’s been a decade since seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Columbia died in a fiery disaster over the state of Texas. NASA will honor those seven astronauts Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the disaster.
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.
Thousands of engineers and others who worked at and around the Kennedy Space Center during the three decade long U.S. space shuttle program are struggling to find jobs a year after the program came to close.
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.
A full scale model of a space shuttle, which has thrilled visitors to the Kennedy Space Center Complex for nearly two decades, has been moved out of the complex to make room for a new exhibit which will feature a real space shuttle.
Space buffs will soon be able to see how shuttles are assembled for launch.
It’s not on the scale of the now-ended Space shuttle program, but NASA hosted another launch Saturday morning at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. A pair of spacecraft rocketed toward the moon aboard a small Delta rocket, on the first mission dedicated to measuring lunar gravity.
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.
It’s the end of an era for NASA. Just before 6 a.m. Atlantis landed its final landing at the Kennedy Space Center bringing to an end the 30 year shuttle program.