Vehicle Assembly Building

KSC and Visitor Complex Reopen in Aftermath of Hurricane Irma; with Launches Delayed and Viewing Spots Destroyed: Gallery

TITUSVILLE/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the KSC Visitor Complex and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station have reopened…

4 years ago

Stunning SpaceX Space Station Cargo Blastoff and Cape Landing Kicks Off Sunshine State Liftoff Trio

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Todays (Aug. 14) stunning SpaceX Space Station cargo delivery blastoff to the International Space Station…

4 years ago

Hurricane Matthew Grazes Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral

The Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) and the major population centers along the Florida Space…

5 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…

5 years ago

Orion takes shape for 2014 Test Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA is picking up the pace of assembly operations for the Orion capsule, America’s next…

8 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…

10 years ago

Shuttle Duo Nose-to-Nose Rendezvous highlights Retirement Duty

[/caption] To see one shorn shuttle is bad enough. Seeing two NASA space shuttles edged together and voluntarily gutted of…

10 years ago

How Does the Shuttle Orbiter Get Attached to the External Tank and Solid Rocket Boosters?

Ever wondered how the space shuttle orbiter gets attached to the big external tank and the solid rocket boosters? This…

11 years ago