Space Shuttle

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…

6 months 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…

1 year 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 years ago

31 Years After Disaster, Challenger Soccer Ball Finally Gets To Orbit

A soccer ball on the ISS pays tribute to the seven astronauts who died in the Challenger disaster.

6 years ago