Space enthusiasts say goodbye to Kennedy Space Center’s iconic Countdown Clock after years of poor weather and decades of unforgiving time have visibly taken their toll.
As hundreds of onlookers watched, the 171,860 pound (86 ton) space shuttle Independence replica gently rose off its mobile transporter and onto the the NASA905 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
Watch live as the space shuttle replica Independence is raised and mounted onto the 747 shuttle carrier aircraft at Johnson Space Center.
First flight of SpaceShipOne, Apollo 15 returns to Earth from the Moon, Operation Desert Shield begins, and more…
On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War’s first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
What’s in the cards weather-wise for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season? NASA is deploying its latest weapons in its hurricane-hunting arsenal.