Twists in her path lead Joan Higginbotham to space.› Astronaut Flight Lounge
NASA's three "TAL sites" in France and Spain provide a safe place to land for launching space shuttles.
Three days at Kennedy gave the Discovery astronauts a chance to train on equipment they'll fly into space.
The crew of Atlantis restarts construction of the International Space Station.› Photo Gallery
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A delicate procedure is successfully completed on Space Shuttle Atlantis.
The STS-115 crew completed a week of prelaunch training at Kennedy Space Center.› View Video →
A picture-perfect landing returns the STS-121 Discovery astronauts safely to Earth after a successful mission to the International Space Station.
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.
During the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test at Kennedy, the STS-121 crew practiced activities and countdown procedures for the upcoming launch.
Larry Taylor and his team test hundreds of explosives that are installed on the space shuttle.
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.
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) →
Trusted components, facilities and work force will power NASA's future exploration.
The two-day event at Kennedy gave mission astronauts a chance to handle the hardware.› View Video (Real) →