Thirty Years of NASA Space Shuttle Missions
NASA's space shuttle fleet is hanging up its wings after 30 years. The first shuttle flight, STS-1, launched on April 12, 1981.
Retired NASA spaceflyer Steven Hawley also discussed his own experiences.
The 50th anniversary of human spaceflight brought big changes.
Flying in space is tough work, and these missions found out the hard way.
A look at the most memorable events in spaceflight from 2011.
A lot of spacecraft went up this year, and a few came crashing back down.
NASA's space shuttle prototype orbiter Enterprise is now an official New Yorker.
Astronaut Chris Ferguson is retiring for the private sector.
Studying how roundworms tolerate microgravity and space radiation may teach us a thing or two.
An up-close look at the space agency's new $500 million, 355-foot-high mobile launcher.
The congresswoman said she wants to get better first.
See photos of NASA's first and last shuttle astronauts together: the crews of STS-1 and STS-135.
The current and former astronauts posed for a historic set of photographs.
Boeing is leasing an old shuttle processing hangar at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
Every Halloween, I carve one or two pumpkins with the mission emblem of either an upcoming mission or one that is currently in orbit.
SpaceX's Dragon capsule has notched another milestone.
NASA's is opening its Vehicle Assembly Building for public tours at the Kennedy Space Center.
Boeing is putting its CST-100 spaceship through its paces.
The deal could be worth up to $4.5 million.