Tracy Gibson earned Scientist/Engineer of the Year honors for contractors at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
It took 15 years, but Chuck Ryan completed a shuttle crew compartment replica, though it came too late for NASA's use.
Thomas Penders and his team digs up the earth to find, recover and preserve sites important in aerospace history.
Jessica Tandy is the only woman currently training to be an engine move director at Kennedy Space Center.
Bob Youngquist's know-how and enthusiasm earned him Kennedy's honor as Engineer/Scientist of the Year.
For Charlie Buchanan half a century at Kennedy supplies many memories.
A flawless launch and landing highlighted an active and dynamic mission to keep the space station supplied for several years to come.
The STS-129 "Tweet up" event allowed NASA to share the excitement of a shuttle launch with a whole new audience.
Competitors put their prototypes to the test during the 2009 Astronaut Glove Challenge.
The last major component set to be added to the International Space Station was officially transferred from the European Space Agency to NASA.
Flown to the moon and back, tree seeds were planted and are growing tall around the world.
Kennedy Space Center turned to the sun for a one megawatt power plant that could point to future energy production techniques.
When the wheels of space shuttle Atlantis touch down to end the STS-129 mission, astronaut Nicole Stott will complete both a first and a last.
Thomas O'Malley helped establish or adjust launch operations for most of NASA's human space exploration programs during his pioneering career.
A scarf from famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart leads the inventory of commemoratve items for the STS-129 crew.
Air traffic controllers at the space shuttle's runway deal with exotic aircraft, race cars and even stray pilots on a day-to-day basis.
Although playful at times, the canines in the K-9 Unit know how to detect and protect.
The 2009 Tour de KSC offered cyclists a rare chance to ride through iconic scenery for charity.
A small, dedicated team showcases NASA's entrepreneurial spirit with the assembly and rollout of the Ares I-X rocket.
Apollo-era crawler transports third-generation space vehicle to the launch pad.