Every Space Shuttle Main Engine is test-fired at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
NASA Glenn's "list man," Pat Dunlap, crossed off a task as Discovery landed safely.
As a boy, Angel Otero dreamed of working for NASA. Now, he's helping NASA make Space Shuttles safer.
Kennedy’s Tiger Team warms up the welcome wagon for launch spectators.
The space shuttle's Closeout Crew helps the astronauts strap in before closing the hatch on launch day.
Engineers test Shuttle parts for their ability to withstand hits from debris, such as foam and ice, in the Ballistics Impact Laboratory.
A busy day at Goddard's Flight Dynamics Facility (FDF) usually means something has gone wrong.
This unassuming little beachside cottage stands as a silent witness to space history.
NASA engineers make sure the heavens are aligned for a Space Shuttle launch.
The Hubble team at Goddard used their expertise to design, test and build new space hardware.
Engineer Mark Sestile uses orchestrated teamwork to process Discovery.
He's in Baghdad, helping to restore legal order, but Discovery isn't far from this Space Shuttle engineer's heart.
Crawler Systems Engineer Bob Myers doesn't mind taking the slow road when driving Space Shuttles out to the launch pad.› View This Video
NASA Space Shuttle processing engineer "goes with the flow."
NASA has named nine new flight directors who will join a unique group of individuals that lead human space flights from Mission Control, Houston.
The Space Shuttle Mission Management Team gives its all during a strenuous, eight-day simulation.
Their work is helping NASA carry out its plan to return the Space Shuttle to flight following the loss of Space Shuttle Columbia in February 2003.
Kelly Carney is living his dream, and getting humans back into space.
Todd Dugan helped prepare the new Orbiter Boom Sensor System for its maiden voyage: the Space Shuttle's Return to Flight mission.› View This Video
Return to Flight team completes its first marathon sim.