Former astronaut Susan Helms is using her extensive flight experience to direct U.S. Air Force assets and East Coast launches.
New avian radar will track vultures prior to liftoff.
NASA's new Firing Room 4 to debut with flight of Discovery.
Crew trains in Florida for mission to continue building the International Space Station.
'Roadkill Roundup' helps make shuttle launches safer.
NASA programs lead to cutting-edge technologies.
During the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test at Kennedy, the STS-121 crew practiced activities and countdown procedures for the upcoming launch.
Center Director Jim Kennedy hosts an event focusing on the nation's Vision for Space Exploration.
NASA's innovative software networks high-power microscopes with students and researchers.
A new laboratory module is destined for the International Space Station.
The Oxygen Generation System promises to provide the International Space Station crew with more breathable air -- in a more reliable way.
Larry Taylor and his team test hundreds of explosives that are installed on the space shuttle.
Henry "Hank" Hartsfield Jr., Charles Bolden and Brewster Shaw Jr., were inducted May 6 into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.
Times change, people change, and even orbiters and astronauts change.
Kennedy Space Center renames its Firing Room 1 in honor of STS-1 Commander John Young and Pilot Robert Crippen.
Launches come into clearer focus with HDTV.› View Video (Real) →
Looks are deceiving as major changes to the space shuttle took place over the last 25 years.
A public affairs writer gets a middeck seat to a space shuttle simulation.
NASA's ships fill key roles.› View Video (Real) →
Building the space station fosters international cooperation.