space shuttle atlantis

Love of Science Drives Last Shuttle Commander – Chris Ferguson Brings Science Museum to Orbit

[/caption] In the weeks leading up to the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis, I had the distinct honor to speak…

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Revolutionary Robotic Refueling Experiment Opens New Research Avenues at Space Station

[/caption] NASA’s new Robotic Refueling Experiment (RRM) is a revolutionary technology demonstration device - brought aloft by the final shuttle…

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Stripped Down Discovery rolls towards Retirement at Kennedy Space Center

[/caption] Space Shuttle Discovery was briefly on public display on Wednesday July 13 as she emerged from the hanger at…

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3-D Atlantis in Flight

[/caption] Time to grab your 3-D glasses (the red/cyan kind, please) and see a couple of 3-D views of Atlantis…

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Water Cannon Salute trumpets recovery of Last Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters – Photo Album

[/caption] NASA welcomed the very last spent Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters (SRB’s) back into port with a special water cannon…

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Shuttle Atlantis Soars to Space One Last time: Photo Album

[/caption] Space Shuttle Atlantis soared to space for one last history-making time today July 8 at 11:29 a.m. despite a…

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Atlantis Unveiled for Historic Final Flight amidst Stormy Weather

[/caption] The last Space Shuttle in history that will blast off for space was unveiled today at the Kennedy Space…

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Counting down to the Last Shuttle; Stormy weather projected

[/caption] The countdown to NASA’s 135th and final shuttle launch began today (July 5) with no technical issues blocking liftoff…

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Atlantis Crew Jets to Florida on Independence Day for Final Shuttle Blastoff

[/caption] The four astronauts who will fly the Grand Finale of NASA’s space shuttle program arrived at the Florida launch…

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NASA Sets July 8 for Mandatory Space Shuttle Grand Finale

[/caption] NASA Shuttle managers met today (28 June) and officially set July 8 as the launch date for the Grand…

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