NASA on Monday decided to extend the final flight of the space shuttle Atlantis by one day in order to unpack items brought to the International Space Station.
Space Shuttle Atlantis, the United States’ last serviceable manned spacecraft, launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:26am local time Friday.
Astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Tuesday announced that he will retire from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 1 in order to focus on his family.
Russia’s Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft on Wednesday successfully lifted off carrying an American, a Russian and a Japanese astronaut heading to the International Space Station.
Space Shuttle Endeavour touched down at Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Wednesday morning, marking the end of the ship’s career and the close of NASA’s second-to-last shuttle mission.
Watch live video of Space Shuttle Atlantis being rolled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the last time and Space Shuttle Endeavour landing in the wee hours.
Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe early Tuesday morning, bringing to an end a five-month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
NASA will invite 150 of its Twitter followers to view the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis scheduled for July 8th. The mission, designated STS-135, is the last planned mission of the space shuttle program.
The space shuttle Endeavour successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday after the crew completed their first full day in space.
Space Shuttle Endeavour made its 25th and final launch on Monday, blasting into orbit carrying six astronauts and two major additions to the International Space Station.
Watch the final launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour live from Kennedy Space Center.
Up-close and personal with Space Shuttle Endeavour and the astronauts who will fly her into space on mission STS-134.
The Russian Comptroller’s Office on Wednesday informed that Energomash, an engineering corporation, was accused of selling rocket engines to the United States at half of the production cost.
A US Air Force Atlas 5 rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO-1 missile warning satellite is now scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Station on Saturday at 2:10pm ET.
NASA has invited 150 of its followers on the social networking website Twitter to a behind-the-scenes perspective from the press site at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour on Friday.
President Barack Obama and his family will attend the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on Friday seated beside Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, the victim of an assassination attempt in January.
Watch live video of NASA administrator Charles Bolden announcing which institutions are to receive the four remaining Space Shuttles today at 1pm EDT.
NASA will announce the final resting place of the four remaining Space Shuttles on Tuesday at 1pm ET. Here are the institutions most likely to win them, along with some amazing photos of Shuttles in action.
A Florida man has shared some never-before-seen footage of Challenger’s catastrophic 1986 launch.