A picture-perfect landing returns the STS-121 Discovery astronauts safely to Earth after a successful mission to the International Space Station.
A handful of old friends gathered recently for a surprise presentation to STS-121 Mission Specialist Mike Fossum.
The two-day event at Kennedy gave mission astronauts a chance to handle the hardware.
For Mark Kelly, becoming an aviator for the Navy would ultimately lead to his dream assignment as a NASA astronaut.
Hey, did someone up there in space order a freezer?
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NASA astronauts Lisa Nowak and Stephanie Wilson are joining the crew of the second space shuttle Return to Flight mission.
Four NASA astronauts have been chosen to fly on the newly-created Space Shuttle mission, STS-121.