Posts Tagged ‘Space Shuttle’
 

 
A Saturn V rocket awaits its launch from pad 39A on the Apollo 11 moon mission. (Photo by NASA)

For Sale or Rent: Used Launchpad, Well-Loved

NASA may be looking to unload Kennedy Space Center's launchpad 39A, starting point of every Apollo mission and many space shuttle journeys.
by Nancy Atkinson, UniverseToday.com
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Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces Retirement from NASA

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 fa...
by BNO News
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Space Shuttle launches grand finale

Video: All 135 Space Shuttle Launches At Once

Not long after the final space shuttle lifted off in 2011, McClean Fahnestock merged footage from all 135 launches onto one screen.
by NYCAviation Staff
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Space shuttle Endeavour is towed before dawn on September 14th from her storage in the Vehicle Assembly Building to the Space Shuttle Landing Facility to be hoisted on to the back of the SCA. (Photo by Suresh Atapattu)

Photos: Space Shuttle Endeavour Prepares for Journey to Los Angeles

Behind the scenes at Kennedy Space Center as Space Shuttle Endeavour and the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft are prepared for their final journey.
by Suresh Atapattu
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The vertical stabilizer of American Airlines Flight 587 is lifted out of Jamaica Bay. (Photo by NTSB)

American Airlines Flight 587 Crash: November 12 in Aviation History

American Airlines Flight 587 crashes in New York, Saudi Arabian and Kazakh jets collide, Delta orders 60 Boeing 757s, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff