Kennedy Space Center's timing crew keeps a sharp eye on the launch countdown clock.
The Nobel laureate leading the AMS project expects the instrument to reveal fundamental answers about the universe and raise new questions.
Team members help keep liftoff preps on schedule and give final countdown instructions to astronauts.
The Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test has taken place at Kennedy Space Center since 1981 preparing the space shuttle crew for launch day.
The solid dependability of the crawlers serves the shuttle program to the end.
In Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach's office overlooking Firing Room 4 of the Launch Control Center, his emotions have inspired several beautiful works of art.
A new experiment designed to reveal the origin and structure of the universe is preparing for launch at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The next generation in docking and rendezvous technology will make its debut early next year during the STS-134 mission.
A mainstay of astronaut training, the Crew Equipment Interface Test was developed to prepare astronauts for their missions in space while still here on Earth.
NASA's two crawler-transporters carry space shuttles on their shoulders.
This unassuming little beachside cottage stands as a silent witness to space history.
The space shuttles main computer system is well-regarded for its reliability, even though it runs on machines far from cutting-edge.
The 12-day STS-132 mission delivers a new Russian module and critical parts to the International Space Station.
Kennedy's Shuttle Landing Facility will go down in history as a story to be told.
Teams from all over the globe helped prepare the Russian-built MRM-1 and an Integrated Cargo Carrier for delivery to the station.
Shuttle, station and ground crews make mission a success.
A NASA doctor designed a system to filter water so purely it can be used in IVs in space, and on Earth.
The STS-130 crew delivers the final major U.S. components.
Kennedy develops many science and research technologies aboard the International Space Station
Kennedy's Shuttle Landing Facility xenon lights shine brightly for a safe touchdown.