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Thirty Years of NASA Space Shuttle Missions Archive
21 July 2011, 12:40 AM ET
Did you know NASA space shuttle program cost $209 billion over 30 years?
20 July 2011, 09:18 PM ET
The end is nigh for NASA's space shuttle program.
20 July 2011, 05:24 PM ET
NASA can't use real space shuttles to practice landings. See how astronauts practice landing 100-ton space planes.
20 July 2011, 04:14 PM ET
Keeping with tradition, Atlantis' astronauts left their mark on the International Space Station.
20 July 2011, 04:00 PM ET
Astronauts will test how will a water-filtration system works in microgravity.
20 July 2011, 03:49 PM ET
Space Shuttle Discovery captured these amazing night into day images, including an Aurora Borealis, while docked to the International Space Station in April 2010.
20 July 2011, 02:44 PM ET
Atlantis' commander, Chris Ferguson, paid tribute today to the 42nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
20 July 2011, 12:41 PM ET
The end of the space shuttle program has some Cape Canaveral area businesses worried about their future.
20 July 2011, 09:29 AM ET
The shuttle Atlantis' mission is the last one for a while that will feature songs to awaken astronauts.
20 July 2011, 08:00 AM ET
Multiple companies are vying for the right to fly astronauts to low-Earth orbit.
20 July 2011, 04:45 AM ET
The last payload released from a space shuttle went out with a poem.
19 July 2011, 09:30 PM ET
The end is nigh for NASA's space shuttle program.
19 July 2011, 02:04 PM ET
After NASA retires its space shuttles, what will happen to the agency's astronaut corps?
19 July 2011, 01:06 PM ET
Although the shuttle program has ended, the technologies that spun off in its wake continue to change lives.
19 July 2011, 11:36 AM ET
The space shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station, the final time for shuttle to do so.
19 July 2011, 03:00 AM ET
Atlantis and its four astronauts took their leave of the space laboratory early Tuesday (July 19).
18 July 2011, 10:00 PM ET
Atlantis and its four astronauts will take their leave of the space laboratory early Tuesday.
18 July 2011, 08:11 PM ET
The STS-135 crew, the final of the space shuttle era, gives an on-orbit thanks to the thousands of individuals who have made the shuttle "Go For Flight" for 30 years.
18 July 2011, 05:41 PM ET
The two space mementos serve as a constant reminder of NASA's shuttle contribution to the space station.
18 July 2011, 03:30 PM ET
See photos of NASA's historic final space shuttle mission, STS-135.
18 July 2011, 03:19 PM ET
NASA continues a long tradition of using music to wake up the crew of the space shuttle Atlantis on NASA’s last shuttle mission, STS-135.
18 July 2011, 11:11 AM ET
Glenn was the first American to orbit Earth and the oldest person ever to fly in space.
18 July 2011, 09:52 AM ET
Atlantis' four astronauts have boarded their spaceship for their return trip to Earth.
17 July 2011, 11:18 PM ET
The astronauts are in for a poignant farewell as they wrap up the last space shuttle trip to the space station.
17 July 2011, 12:21 PM ET
The astronauts talked about where they'd like to travel next in the solar system, and whether they listen to iPods on the space station.
17 July 2011, 12:17 AM ET
The astronauts will enjoy some off-duty time today on the International Space Station.
16 July 2011, 12:19 PM ET
The astronauts fixed some broken shuttle parts and pressed on with moving tons of cargo to the space station.
16 July 2011, 01:22 AM ET
Beyonce Knowles sent the Atlantis crew a special wakeup call as ground teams analyze a recent computer glitch.
15 July 2011, 06:10 PM ET
Obama asks Atlantis astronauts about an American flag that has a long space legacy.
15 July 2011, 05:44 PM ET
The eerie green southern lights and Earth provide a stunning background for shuttle Atlantis.
15 July 2011, 04:58 PM ET
SPACE.com's Tariq Malik and Elmo converse about living in space, shuttle launches, and NASA's asteroid bound future.
15 July 2011, 02:48 PM ET
President Barack Obama spoke with astronauts about the legacy of the Space Shuttle and his commitment to Humanity's future in space. This call comes against a background of turmoil between NASA and the US Congress.
15 July 2011, 02:08 PM ET
President Barack Obama called the astronauts aboard the International Space Station today.
15 July 2011, 11:07 AM ET
For the members of NASA's astronaut corps, there are plenty of reasons to stick around after the space shuttle's retirement.
15 July 2011, 10:17 AM ET
Join the captain of NASA ship Freedom Star as he describes what it takes to find and reacquire space shuttle's solid rocket boosters after splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.
14 July 2011, 08:09 PM ET
A glitch with one of the shuttle Atlantis' onboard computers kept the astronauts up past their bedtime.