Thirty Years of NASA Space Shuttle Missions Archive
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.
14 July 2011, 03:10 PM ET
Another view you'll never see again, space shuttle launch and solid rocket booster separation from the vantage point of the booster itself. The STS-135 mission, the last of the shuttle era, lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on July 8, 2011.
14 July 2011, 11:50 AM ET
Atlantis' four astronauts will enjoy some time off and a special meal today.
14 July 2011, 08:55 AM ET
Learn how to share "All-American" Meal of grilled chicken and baked beans with the last shuttle crew.
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. SPACE.com’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
SPACE.com'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.