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.
NASA's VIP guest list includes U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Kevin Sorbo, TV's "Hercules."
The three-hour process of filling Atlantis' huge external tank began early this morning.
Coverage of NASA's final space shuttle mission.
The space shuttles are beloved to the thousands of workers who've devoted years to their maintenance and care.
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.
Shuttle Atlantis is all packed up, but stormy weather still clouds its Friday (July 8) launch plan.
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.
The space shuttle opened space up to humanity like no vehicle ever had before.
Each of NASA's six space shuttle orbiters has its own claim to fame.
There's a 70 percent chance that bad weather will delay the last shuttle launch on Friday.
The cargo pod launching on NASA's final space shuttle mission is packed to the brim.
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.
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.
Here's a look at the agency's three most flown space shuttles: Discovery, Endeavour and Atlantis.
There's a 60 percent chance bad weather will thwart Friday's launch of the shuttle Atlantis.
NASA has spent more than $209 billion on the space shuttle program since 1972.
Here are some of the most patriotic missions by NASA's space shuttle program, just in time for the Fourth of July.
The last crew ever to fly on a shuttle will spend their Fourth of July preparing for a July 8 launch.