Space Shuttle

This is How NASA Wanted to Rescue Space Shuttle Astronauts

For most of us, this would be a nightmare. Imagine being curled up inside a 90 cm (36 inch) fabric…

12 months ago

“To Boldy Go”: The Nichelle Nichols Foundation Continues Actress’ Legacy of Inspiration

In honor of her achievements, the Nichelle Nichols Foundation launched with the aim of carrying on her legacy and inspiring…

1 year 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…

2 years ago

If Rockets were Transparent: Video Shows You How Rockets Use up Their Propellant

I always remember hearing the comparison of how the Space Shuttle’s main engines would drain an average family swimming pool…

4 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…

7 years ago

What Are You Doing For Yuri’s Night?

This year's Yuri's Night promises to be a momentous occasion, with celebrations and events taking place all over the world!

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

SpaceX Awaits FAA Falcon 9 Launch License for 1st Pad 39A Blastoff on NASA ISS Cargo Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - With liftoff tentatively penciled in for mid-February, SpaceX still awaits FAA approval of a launch…

7 years ago

SpaceX Shuffles Falcon 9 Launch Schedule, NASA Gets 1st Launch from Historic KSC Pad 39A

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - SpaceX announced Sunday (Jan. 29) a significant shuffle to the Falcon 9 launch schedule, saying…

7 years ago

Boeing Unveils Blue Spacesuits for Starliner Crew Capsule

Boeing has unveiled the advanced new lightweight spacesuits that astronauts will sport as passengers aboard the company’s CST-100 Starliner space…

7 years ago