Thirty Years of NASA Space Shuttle Missions Archive
17 April 2012, 12:44 AM ET
NASA's reusable spaceship has had countless photogenic moments over the years, but here are just a few.
17 April 2012, 12:13 AM ET
On Tuesday, Discovery will fly atop a jumbo jet from Florida to Virginia, with a pass over Washington, D.C.
16 April 2012, 05:10 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule is slated to blast off on April 30.
16 April 2012, 12:51 PM ET
Prime viewing spots in Florida and Washington, D.C., highlight Discovery's April 17 flight.
16 April 2012, 10:18 AM ET
Take a look back to the time NASA built the space shuttle Discovery in the early 1980s, as the storied orbiter retires after 26 years of spaceflight.
16 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery will be delivered to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
16 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery will be delivered to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
13 April 2012, 04:14 PM ET
The orbiter and its flying taxi, a retrofitted jumbo 747, have shared many a flight. Take a look at the history and development of the Mate-Demate Device (MDD) and catch a time-lapse of the joining of these two massive aerial machines.
13 April 2012, 03:14 PM ET
NASA ended its 30-year space shuttle program in 2011. Was it the right time?
13 April 2012, 11:54 AM ET
History will come full circle when the modified jet carries Enterprise once again.
13 April 2012, 10:27 AM ET
A step-by-step guide to shuttle Discovery's last journey.
13 April 2012, 04:45 AM ET
Here’s a look at how NASA moves its giant space shuttles across the country atop rejiggered Boeing jets.
12 April 2012, 10:58 AM ET
The space station astronauts are celebrating two important milestones in human spaceflight.
10 April 2012, 12:02 PM ET
Take our quiz on the reusable space plane. How much do you know?
10 April 2012, 08:24 AM ET
A pair of retrofitted jumbo 747's carried the orbiters cross country on many occasions. With the retirement of the Space Shuttle program, they'll make their final deliveries of Discovery, Endeavour and Enterprise to their new museum homes.
05 April 2012, 03:52 PM ET
The T-38 jets flew about 1,500 feet over the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
05 April 2012, 10:42 AM ET
The Atlas 5 launch vehicle needs about three more years' worth of work before it can carry astronauts.
04 April 2012, 12:54 PM ET
See some amazing photos of NASA's supersonic T-38 jet planes, the aircraft used to train astronauts for space travel.
04 April 2012, 11:51 AM ET
Two supersonic NASA jets will scout the path for space shuttle Discovery's Washington D.C. arrival.
02 April 2012, 04:40 PM ET
Shuttle Discovery and the prototype Enterprise are on the move this month.
30 March 2012, 07:01 PM ET
Former space shuttle astronaut Jose Hernandez is running for the U.S. Congress out of California.
19 March 2012, 03:44 PM ET
SpaceX chief Elon Musk is laying the foundation for a revolution, and he'd like some support from luminaries like Neil Armstrong
16 March 2012, 04:12 PM ET
Skywalker Sound, the George Lucas audio department responsible for so much science fiction, turns its golden-eared genius to mixing and enhancing the real sound of a Solid Rocket Booster from lift-off to splashdown.
13 March 2012, 03:33 PM ET
The all-star rock band - Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Michael Anthony and Chad Smith - joke about recording on Shuttle and Vomit Comet, performing on Space Station and more - Warning: This Video Goes To 11...minutes.
13 March 2012, 01:11 PM ET
NASA's four shuttle orbiters are gearing up for their final journeys.
13 March 2012, 11:46 AM ET
Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria will become president of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation.
13 March 2012, 12:00 AM ET
Long-term exposure to microgravity may cause abnormalities in spaceflyers' eyes and brains.
29 February 2012, 02:04 PM ET
The movie voice of the leader of the Transformers (Peter Cullen) narrates this NASA promotional film.
28 February 2012, 05:32 PM ET
Discovery is set for one last voyage.
21 February 2012, 01:58 PM ET
Angry Birds are about to go where no birds have gone before.
20 February 2012, 12:00 AM ET
NASA now relies on the Russians to launch American astronauts to orbit.
17 February 2012, 05:09 AM ET
Longest, fastest, biggest: We've got the space records right here.
13 February 2012, 02:50 PM ET
The final voyage of one of NASA's shuttle carrying jets lasted just 20 minutes.
09 February 2012, 07:02 PM ET
Funding cuts will probably force NASA to withdraw from the European-led ExoMars missions.
09 February 2012, 11:41 AM ET
Roger Boisjoly warned that launching a space shuttle in cold weather could be disastrous.
07 February 2012, 02:58 PM ET
Janice Voss, a veteran shuttle astronaut, also served as science director for NASA's Kepler planet-hunting mission.