Smithsonian Air and Space museum

Can You Solve This Apollo 1 Spacesuit Mystery?

Reader Jeff Arnoldi recently approached me with an intriguing question about this Apollo 1 picture: Note that the U.S. flag…

9 years ago

Enterprise Ferryflight to NYC tentatively set for April 27

[/caption] Unstable weather has temporarily grounded the last flight of Space Shuttle Enterprise for just a few more days. Visitors…

10 years ago

Enterprise Strapped atop 747 and Delights Dulles Airport Flyers

[/caption] Space Shuttle Enterprise has been strapped atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) that will soon fly NASA’s path…

10 years ago

Discovery & Enterprise – Historic Nose to Nose Shuttle Image

[/caption] Two NASA Space Shuttles - Enterprise and Discovery - sit nose to nose in a historic, once in a…

10 years ago

Discovery Enters Eternal Smithsonian Home as Historic Relic

[/caption] Space Shuttle Discovery, the longest serving and most flown spaceship in human history, entered her eternal home today, Thursday,…

10 years ago

Demating Discovery for Smithsonian Welcome

[/caption] Following Discovery’s triumphant final flight from her Florida Spaceport home and victory lap tour above the skies of Washington…

10 years ago

Discovery Poised for Final Takeoff on April 17

[/caption] Space Shuttle Discovery is poised for her final takeoff, bolted firmly on top of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier…

10 years ago

Shuttle Discovery Mated to 747 Carrier for her Final Flight to Smithsonian Home

[/caption] Following a busy weekend of work, Space Shuttle Discovery is now attached piggyback style to the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft…

10 years ago

NASA Terminates Power, Locks Cargo Doors on Retiring Shuttle Discovery

[/caption] Space Shuttle Discovery was powered down forever and the payload bay doors were locked tight for the final time…

11 years ago