Space Shuttle

Divers Have Found a Piece of the Space Shuttle Challenger Off the Coast of Florida

Nearly 37 years ago the world watched in stunned horror as an explosion destroyed the space shuttle Challenger. The accident…

3 months ago

The Space Shuttle was Originally Hoped to be a Fully Reusable two-Stage Rocket

A new animation shows what an alternate design for the Space Shuttle - a fully-reusable two-stage vehicle (DC-3) - would…

1 year ago

LEGO Announces the Space Shuttle Discovery and Hubble Edition

When I saw the opportunity to write about a new Lego set featuring the Space Shuttle Discovery and Hubble, I…

2 years ago

Successful Static Fire Test Sets SpaceX on Target for Post Labor Day Launch of USAF X-37B Mini-Shuttle Sept. 7

PLAYALINDA BEACH/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Following a successful engine test firing of the Falcon 9 first stage late Thursday…

5 years ago

KSC Director/Shuttle Commander Robert Cabana Talks NASA 2018 Budget- ‘Stay on the path’ with SLS, Orion, Commercial Crew: One-on-One Interview

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - Following up last week’s announcement of NASA’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 top line…

6 years ago

Two Veteran NASA Astronauts Michael Foale and Ellen Ochoa Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at KSC

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - In a moving ceremony, a pair of veteran NASA astronauts - Michael Foale…

6 years ago

SpaceX Targeting Twilight Thunder for May 15 Inmarsat Blastoff – Watch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - SpaceX is targeting twilight thunder with the firms Falcon 9 rocketing skyward from the Florida…

6 years ago

Cygnus Soars to Space on Atlas Carrying SS John Glenn on Course to Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Orbital ATK’s Cygnus supply ship soared to space from the Florida Space Coast at lunchtime…

6 years ago

Next Cygnus Cargo Ship Christened the SS John Glenn to Honor First American in Orbit

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The next Cygnus cargo ship launching to the International Space Station (ISS) has been christened…

6 years ago

NASA’s Historic Pad 39A Back in Business with Maiden SpaceX Falcon 9 Blastoff to ISS and Booster Landing

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After a six year lull NASA’s historic pad 39A roared back to business this morning…

6 years ago