Posts Tagged ‘Space Shuttle’

Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-134 liftoff

Photo Gallery: Space Shuttle Endeavour Leaves Earth One Last Time

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.
by Suresh Atapattu


Dying Man Shares Previously Unseen Amateur Video of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

A Florida man has shared some never-before-seen footage of Challenger's catastrophic 1986 launch.
by NYCAviation Staff


Drought Reveals Large Piece of Space Shuttle Columbia Debris at Bottom of Texas Lake

Previously undiscovered debris from NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia was found in Lake Nacogdoches in eastern Texas last week as a severe drought has dried out previously covered areas of the lake.
by BNO News


President Richard M. Nixon and Dr. James C. Fletcher, NASA Administrator, discuss the proposed Space Shuttle vehicle in San Clemente, California, on January 5, 1972. (Photo by NASA)

Today in Aviation History: January 5th

The Space Shuttle program is launched, Amelia Earhart is declared legally dead, Independence Air ceases operations, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: May 4th

The "Superga Air Disaster" kills the entire Torino AC football team, US Airways joins Star Alliance, EAS Flight 4226 crashes after overshooting a runway and demolishing dozens of buildings, Lunar Orbiter 4 and Magellan space pr...
by Phil Derner Jr.