Space Shuttle

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…

7 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.

7 years ago

NASA Orders Additional Astronaut Taxi Flights from Boeing and SpaceX to the ISS

In a significant step towards restoring America’s indigenous human spaceflight capability and fostering the new era of commercial space fight,…

7 years ago

America’s Pioneering Astronauts Honored with new ‘Heroes and Legends’ Attraction at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - America’s pioneering astronauts who braved the perils of the unknown and put their…

8 years ago

NASA Successfully Test Fires Mars Mega Rocket Engine with Modernized ‘Brain’ Controller

NASA STENNIS SPACE CENTER, MISS - NASA engineers successfully carried out a key developmental test firing of an RS-25 rocket…

8 years ago

Stairway to Heaven! – Boeing Starliner Crew Access Arm’s ‘Awesome’ Launch Pad Installation

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL — A new ‘Stairway to Heaven’ which American astronauts will soon stride along as…

8 years ago

Major Overhaul of VAB for NASA’s SLS Mars Rocket Reaches Halfway Point With Platform Installation

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - A major overhaul of the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) readying it for launches of…

8 years ago

Stunning Nighttime Cygnus Freighter Rockets to ISS Stocked with Science Mesmerizing Spectators

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - A stunningly beautiful nighttime launch mesmerized delighted spectators as it roared off a Florida space…

8 years ago

Next Cygnus Cargo Freighter Named in Honor of Columbia’s Last Commander Rick Husband

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - The next Cygnus cargo resupply ship targeted to blastoff for the International Space Station (ISS)…

8 years ago

NASA Test Fires SLS Flight Engine Destined to Launch Astronauts Back to the Moon

NASA engineers have successfully test fired the first flight engine destined to power the agency’s mammoth new SLS rocket that…

8 years ago