Posts Tagged ‘NASA’
 

 

Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth for the Last Time

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.
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On This Day in Aviation History: October 11th

Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first president to fly, NASA launches the 100th Space Shuttle mission, a Congo Airlines 727 is shot down, and more...
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Video: Watch Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Launch and Live Mission Stream

Watch the final launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour live from Kennedy Space Center.
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On This Day in Aviation History: April 12th

A day of major space milestones: Russia Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space and the US launches the first Space Shuttle 20 years later. Also, a British Airways Concorde loses part of its rudder, the first passenger flig...
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On This Day in Aviation History: January 4th

A day of firsts: The Brooklyn Dodgers become the first baseball team to buy a plane, Pan Am launches the first all-cargo transatlantic service, a pope flies on a plane for the first time, Sputnik 1, the first satellite, falls o...
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