NASA's T-38s would not be mistaken for a space shuttle, but they are necessary tools for astronaut training.
Shuttle processing truss modified to unfurl solar panels in generator.
NASA awards $270 million to four commercial companies to develop spacecraft.
Launching a space shuttle requires a unique nerve center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Kennedy visitors will see shuttle Atlantis as it worked in space, with cargo bay doors open and arm extended.
Directors gave the space shuttle central roles in major motion pictures to draw audiences and tell action stories.
Firefighters at NASA-Kennedy Space Center rely on M113 armored personnel carriers in launch pad emergencies.
Final space shuttle inspection team goes where few others venture.
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is designed to open human eyes to invisible cosmic rays.
Space shuttle Discovery will contribute to spacecraft design in retirement.
The crew of STS-133 flew Discovery to the International Space Station to deliver new module, supplies.
George Hoggard trained Apollo, shuttle astronauts for emergencies.
Kennedy Space Center hosted the National 9/11 Flag as Florida contributed to the restoration of the resilient banner.
The Glory spacecraft is ready to survey the world's atmosphere for aerosols while the Taurus Xl preps for its return to flight.
Wreath-laying ceremonies at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex honor members of the NASA family who lost their lives while furthering the cause of exploration and discovery.
Space shuttle main engine technicians discuss the careful techniques required for the work.
Kennedy Space Center opened the doors to the greenest facility in NASA, the Propellants North facility.
In 2010, Kennedy Space Center helped begin a new volume to the agency's space exploration book as the storied Space Shuttle Program entered into its final chapters.
Space shutttle Discovery's external tank is undergoing modifications to strengthen its support stringers.
For nearly three decades, the NASA Railroad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida has kept the space shuttle's solid rocket boosters on track.