Lockheed Martin engineers and designers invented a tool to sand foam on the external tank while the tank was still in its launch position.
NASA and Rocketdyne engineers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center showed agency officials the inner workings of a space shuttle main engine.
Crews and rescue swimmers from the Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy rehearsed a search-and-rescue mission.
The Astronaut Crew Quarters has served as a hotel and business center for astronauts since the first Gemini flights.
A crew of technicians carves intricate and exact shapes to hold space equipment in place during launch and in orbit.
Working with space suits and flight crew equipment has inspired Ron Woods' artwork for 40 years.
A 20-year-old dream of a Japanese presence in space nears reality.
After overseeing orbiters prior to launch, Kelvin Manning is using his expertise to get Kennedy ready for NASA's Orion capsule.
After thorough sandblasting and scores of modifications, Launch Pad 39A is ready to host space shuttle launches through the program's completion.
A chance encounter brought Angela Brewer to the helm of Space Shuttle Atlantis' mission preparation.
The STS-117 crew visited Kennedy Space Center for the terminal countdown demonstration test.
The star-spangled banner will shine a little brighter in the rocket's glare.
Construction continues on the International Space Station as spacewalking astronauts expand the outpost's electrical system.
Astronauts get ready for first shuttle mission of 2007.
No, it's not Santa; it's Troy Mann, the lead stowage technician for the space shuttle.
The SPACEHAB single logistics module adds impressive storage room in an astronaut-friendly environment.
NASA's Space Shuttle Program successfully fired a reusable solid rocket motor Thursday, Nov. 16, at a Utah facility.› View This Video
Twists in her path lead Joan Higginbotham to space.
In the past 25 years Canadarm has proven itself to be the space shuttle’s right hand, capable of both heavy lifting and an incredibly delicate touch.
NASA's three "TAL sites" in France and Spain provide a safe place to land for launching space shuttles.