Thirty Years of NASA Space Shuttle Missions Archive
14 July 2011, 02:31 AM ET
Atlantis' four astronauts will enjoy some time off and a special meal today.
13 July 2011, 09:23 AM ET
Space Station astronaut's Mike Fossum and Ron Garan will go down in history as the last 2 men to walk in space on Space Shuttle's clock. This video highlights the extra-vehicular tasks completed.
13 July 2011, 07:13 AM ET
The Atlantis crew will spend today unpacking a massive cargo pod of space station supplies.
12 July 2011, 06:01 PM ET
Jim Maser talks about the end of the shuttle era, and what comes next for NASA and the aerospace industry.
12 July 2011, 02:20 PM ET
NASA chief Charlie Bolden accepted responsibility for the delays and said a decision is coming soon.
11 July 2011, 05:42 PM ET
NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is now flying a 13-day mission that ends July 21.
11 July 2011, 03:16 PM ET
The United States Space Transportation System (STS) was wondrous, but far from perfect.’s Dave Brody and MSNBC’s Alex Witt discuss the righteous rewards and the wrongful running of the Shuttle program; and where in space we go from here.
11 July 2011, 02:40 PM ET
NASA photographer Bill Ingalls caught this serene view of shuttle Atlantis awaiting launch on July 7, 2011.
11 July 2011, 06:16 AM ET
The shuttle astronauts will begin unpacking a giant cargo pod delivered to the space station today.
10 July 2011, 11:40 AM ET
Atlantis and its STS-135 crew performed the rendezvous pitch maneuver (for the last time) prior to docking to the international space station on July 10, 2011.
10 July 2011, 08:41 AM ET
Obama says NASA's last space shuttle launch ends an era, exploration never-ending.
08 July 2011, 04:21 PM ET
The final launch of NASA's space shuttle program left flight engineers scrambling for the right words — and wiping away tears.
08 July 2011, 11:40 AM ET
The beginning of the end of the shuttle era commenced with the lift-off of Atlantis and its crew of 4 at 11:29am EDT July 8, 2011.
08 July 2011, 11:30 AM ET
See images of space shuttle Atlantis launching on mission STS-135, the final flight of the space shuttle program.
08 July 2011, 11:22 AM ET
Atlantis blasted off Friday to kick off its STS-135 mission to the International Space Station.
08 July 2011, 05:42 AM ET
NASA's VIP guest list includes U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Kevin Sorbo, TV's "Hercules."
08 July 2011, 02:02 AM ET
The three-hour process of filling Atlantis' huge external tank began early this morning.
07 July 2011, 08:51 PM ET
Coverage of NASA's final space shuttle mission.
07 July 2011, 04:07 PM ET
The space shuttles are beloved to the thousands of workers who've devoted years to their maintenance and care.
07 July 2011, 02:08 PM ET's Tariq Malik asks STS-135 payload manager Joe Delai about the affect a delay would have on experiments aboard Atlantis and whether any goodies were slipped aboard the ship for the astronauts to find in space.
07 July 2011, 12:11 PM ET
Shuttle Atlantis is all packed up, but stormy weather still clouds its Friday (July 8) launch plan.
07 July 2011, 11:36 AM ET
Fly with STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson as he describes how faithful the STA (Shuttle Training Aircraft) can be to an actual Space Shuttle on final approach.
07 July 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The space shuttle opened space up to humanity like no vehicle ever had before.
06 July 2011, 12:03 PM ET
Each of NASA's six space shuttle orbiters has its own claim to fame.
06 July 2011, 11:18 AM ET
There's a 70 percent chance that bad weather will delay the last shuttle launch on Friday.
06 July 2011, 11:00 AM ET
The cargo pod launching on NASA's final space shuttle mission is packed to the brim.
06 July 2011, 09:06 AM ET
Get a taste of what its like to sit aboard a Space Shuttle, be in the control room or in the stands during launch. Shuttle astronauts and a launch director recall the excitement.
05 July 2011, 04:08 PM ET
Space Shuttle derived technology and advancements include the artificial heart, better prosthetic limbs, cancer treating drugs, refined diagnostics and many other benefits on Earth. Narrated by Star Trek's William Shatner.
05 July 2011, 12:57 PM ET
Here's a look at the agency's three most flown space shuttles: Discovery, Endeavour and Atlantis.
05 July 2011, 11:28 AM ET
There's a 60 percent chance bad weather will thwart Friday's launch of the shuttle Atlantis.
05 July 2011, 09:37 AM ET
NASA has spent more than $209 billion on the space shuttle program since 1972.
04 July 2011, 08:00 AM ET
The last crew ever to fly on a shuttle will spend their Fourth of July preparing for a July 8 launch.
03 July 2011, 02:16 PM ET
Space shuttle science has run the gamut from biology experiments to materials science studies.
03 July 2011, 07:51 AM ET
Here are some of the most patriotic missions by NASA's space shuttle program, just in time for the Fourth of July.
02 July 2011, 11:08 AM ET
The four astronauts flying the final shuttle mission of NASA's space shuttle program are raring to go.
01 July 2011, 04:13 PM ET
Space shuttle science has run the gamut from biology experiments to materials science studies.