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09 March 2011, 10:34 AM ET
All three of NASA's space shuttles are headed to museums, and numerous institutions are vying for the right to display them.
14 February 2011, 06:06 PM ET
If NASA continues operating at 2010 funding levels, the agency will have enough money to fly its third and final space shuttle mission this year.
21 January 2011, 11:07 AM ET
An extra space shuttle launch will lift off this summer, if NASA can find the money.
24 December 2010, 01:11 PM ET
NASA has invited Santa Claus to drop by Kennedy Space Center this Christmas Eve to check out the agency's three space shuttles as they're prepared for their final missions.
23 November 2010, 12:19 PM ET
Amongst its myriad other tourist attractions and landmarks, the Big Apple could become home to one of NASA's retiring space shuttles following the retirement of the fleet in 2011, according to news reports.
26 October 2010, 06:24 AM ET
A retrospective look at space shuttle Discovery as it prepares for one final flight: STS-133.
26 October 2010, 06:19 AM ET
A retrospective look at space shuttle Discovery as it prepares for one final flight: STS-133.
01 October 2010, 01:46 PM ET
As NASA's space shuttle program draws to a close, production of the shuttle's external fuel tanks has ceased. Lockheed Martin had built NASA fuel tanks since 1973.
14 September 2010, 08:34 PM ET
NASA has announced the four astronauts who would fly the last-ever space shuttle mission next summer, should Congress approve the extra flight.
18 August 2010, 10:30 AM ET
NASA may push back plans to launch its next shuttle mission until March 2006 to allow more time for engineers to study and solve an ongoing foam shedding problem with orbiter external tanks.
06 July 2010, 12:11 PM ET
Seattle's Museum of Flight has broken ground on a new space exhibit that will highlight human spaceflight and will be large enough to fit one of NASA's retiring space shuttles – even though the museum hasn’t officially secured one yet.
14 June 2010, 09:42 PM ET
Space station stronauts will physically unplug a pair of power cables to the outpost's Russian segment.
01 June 2010, 01:41 PM ET
After 31 previous flights, STS-132 was Atlantis' last scheduled mission. But this Orbiter's not on the way to some museum just yet. There may be a space-flight left in this old bird.
28 May 2010, 03:18 PM ET
The last set of space shuttle rocket segments arrived in Florida Thursday after one final train ride from their Utah-based factory.
27 May 2010, 11:15 AM ET
The six astronauts who flew back to Earth aboard shuttle Atlantis Wednesday said their trip was a blast, and they wish they could ride a space shuttle again.
26 May 2010, 02:26 PM ET
The Wednesday landing of NASA's space shuttle Atlantis may have capped a successful mission that is slated to be the spaceship's last, but the orbiter's immediate future is not yet set in stone.
26 May 2010, 11:17 AM ET
Space shuttle Atlantis has flown its last planned mission after 25 years of service and 120 million miles in orbit. But it is leaving an impressive legacy behind in space.
26 May 2010, 08:48 AM ET
NASA's shuttle Atlantis landed safely in Florida Wednesday to end what is expected to be its final voyage in space.
26 May 2010, 12:58 AM ET
The space shuttle Atlantis is aiming to land in Florida today to wrap up what could be its final voyage into space as NASA's shuttle era draws closer to its end.
25 May 2010, 09:35 AM ET
Comedian Stephen Colbert tossed some tough questions to space shuttle Atlantis astronauts Tuesday to learn what it's like to fly on a 25-year-old spaceship.
25 May 2010, 06:39 AM ET
Atlantis shuttle astronauts are preparing their spacecraft for its planned Wednesday landing.
24 May 2010, 06:44 AM ET
Astronauts on shuttle Atlantis took one last look at their shuttle's heat shield on Monday as the prepare to head home.
23 May 2010, 11:25 AM ET
Shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station for what's expected to be the final time on Sunday as its six-man crew began the trip home for their orbiter's final mission.
23 May 2010, 05:04 AM ET
Space shuttle Atlantis will undock from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, beginning its return to Earth for what NASA has planned to be its final landing.
22 May 2010, 05:46 AM ET
Atlantis astronauts packed up their shuttle for the trip home Saturday and will take some time off after a busy week at the International Space Station.
21 May 2010, 12:53 PM ET
Two astronauts put the finishing touches on a new six-pack of batteries for the International Space Station Friday in a spacewalk that also sent them to the exterior of shuttle Atlantis for the last time.
21 May 2010, 04:41 AM ET
The spacewalking crew of NASA's shuttle Atlantis is taking one final spacewalk of their mission to wrap up a battery upgrade service call on the solar arrays outside the International Space Station.
20 May 2010, 06:48 PM ET
A new snapshot caught the International Space Station and shuttle Atlantis in silhouette as both spaceships crossed in front of the sun.
20 May 2010, 05:24 PM ET
Astronauts on the International Space Station have given a zero gravity tribute to famed 17th century scientist Sir Isaac Newton in honor of his pioneering work to understand the laws of gravity – which they're currently defying.
20 May 2010, 02:09 AM ET
Atlantis shuttle astronauts and the crew of the International Space Station will open the station's newest room Thursday, a Russian research module that doubles as a spaceship docking port.
19 May 2010, 01:49 PM ET
Two spacewalking astronauts began a tricky battery swap on the space station's solar arrays Wednesday, a job that is expected to take two full spacewalks to complete.
19 May 2010, 02:23 AM ET
Two shuttle Atlantis astronauts plan to float outside the International Space Station Wednesday on a spacewalk to fix a snagged cable on their spacecraft and install new solar array batteries on the orbiting laboratory.
18 May 2010, 06:12 PM ET
Skywatchers across the United States have a good chance from now until Sunday of spotting the space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station in the sky as they circle the Earth together.
18 May 2010, 05:41 PM ET
The dramatic flood of oil in the Gulf of Mexico is an alarming sight from space, cosmonauts and astronauts on the International Space Station said Tuesday.
18 May 2010, 03:01 AM ET
Astronauts aboard the space shuttle Atlantis plan to install a new Russian research room on the International Space Station Tuesday.
17 May 2010, 01:55 PM ET
A pair of spacewalking astronauts battled a stubborn cable and a brief power outage while working outside the International Space Station Monday, ultimately falling behind in work to install a spare communication antenna and other gear for the orbiting la