NASA’s Space Shuttle Program hands over the Mobile Launcher Platform-1 to the Constellation Program at a Kennedy Space Center ceremony on March 25.
Koichi Wakata will become the first Japanese to live on the International Space Station.
Local Teachers Cheer an Astronaut of Their Own
The astronauts are carrying mementoes to space that reflect their unique backgrounds.
On launch day, a space shuttle astronaut's first challenge isn't handling the force of liftoff or adjusting to microgravity -- it's getting dressed.
The astronauts of STS-126 acted as craftsmen, mechanics, spacewalkers and, of course, astronauts during International Space Station mission.
When a shuttle lands anywhere but Kennedy Space Center, it gets a piggyback ride back to its home base.
NASA's space shuttles have a few landing sites to choose from.
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite is the first of its kind, built to measure and track carbon dioxide "sources" and "sinks" in Earth's atmosphere.
Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana reflects on commanding the first space station construction mission.› Read story
Just in time for its 10th anniversary, the space station will get an out-of-this-world home makeover.
The STS-126 mission moved into high gear as Endeavour transferred to Pad A.
NASA's Launch Services Program must be able to launch any vehicle, anytime, from anywhere in the world. The Telemetry and Communications Group helps make it happen.
Lifting the space shuttle requires calm precision.
NASA won't send anything into space that needs to return -- without a parachute.
Amateur radio on the International Space Station brings technology, science and inspiration into the classroom.
The Astrovan carried shuttle crews, history and tradition.
A rare, beached whale is rescued by center volunteers.
Away from the Firing Room, the Shuttle Launch Director represents the men and women who help put people in space.
After a wait of more than 20 years, "hope" arrived at the International Space Station during space shuttle Discovery's STS-124 mission.