Space shuttle Endeavour holds true to its namesake for voyages of exploration and science.
Flag will pay tribute to astronauts who have died in the line of duty as it flies aboard space shuttle Atlantis.
Starfighters preps for research flights, tourism flights and even launching satellites from their aircraft.
Lee Scherer led Kennedy through transitions, firsts and groundbreaking missions
Astronauts flying on the shuttle depend on other astronauts to strap them in for launch.
Astronauts Karol "Bo" Bobko and Susan Helms were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame as the Class of 2011.
A gathering at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station marks the 50-year anniversary of America's first human spaceflight.
Alan Shepard's 1961 Mercury flight launched 50 years of NASA achievement that the U. S. Postal Service celebrated with a new stamp set.
A new weather system at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39B is expected to produce increasingly detailed launch criteria
Using multiple sources, teams keep a close watch on each space shuttle launch.
The launch pad is equipped with all the elements needed to safely send a space shuttle into orbit.
The astronauts of Endeavour's last mission are marking the achievement with several notable mementoes.
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.