NASA’s Space Shuttle Program hands over the Mobile Launcher Platform-1 to the Constellation Program at a Kennedy Space Center ceremony on March 25.
Local Teachers Cheer an Astronaut of Their Own
The astronauts are carrying mementoes to space that reflect their unique backgrounds.
On launch day, a space shuttle astronaut's first challenge isn't handling the force of liftoff or adjusting to microgravity -- it's getting dressed.
The astronauts of STS-126 acted as craftsmen, mechanics, spacewalkers and, of course, astronauts during International Space Station mission.
When a shuttle lands anywhere but Kennedy Space Center, it gets a piggyback ride back to its home base.
NASA's space shuttles have a few landing sites to choose from.
Just in time for its 10th anniversary, the space station will get an out-of-this-world home makeover.
The STS-126 mission moved into high gear as Endeavour transferred to Pad A.
Lifting the space shuttle requires calm precision.
The Astrovan carried shuttle crews, history and tradition.
Away from the Firing Room, the Shuttle Launch Director represents the men and women who help put people in space.
After a wait of more than 20 years, "hope" arrived at the International Space Station during space shuttle Discovery's STS-124 mission.
NASA expects repairs to a flame trench wall to be completed before the next space shuttle mission.
Calm, confident and careful still define the people who give the ultimate "go" to launch a spacecraft.
Drill simulates sea rescue of shuttle astronauts.
For three days NASA and contractor employees practiced safety training on Launch Pad 39B.
Six of the crew members who flew space shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-122 stopped by Kennedy Space Center to deliver amazing accounts of launch and flight.
'Hope' has a home in space plus Dextre's two arms are better than one.
Heights test painters' senses, stomachs.