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.
SpaceX's Dragon capsule will be making its second contracted supply run.
A day after the shuttle launched, an object appeared to separate from the orbiter in space.
Retired astronaut Jerry Ross shares deeply personal memories of the Columbia and Challenger accidents with SPACE.com's Clara Moskowitz. Col. Ross was involved in comforting and counseling fallen astronauts' families.
On the 10 year anniversary of the Columbia shuttle disaster, NASA remembers.
See photos of NASA's 2013 memorial to the astronauts lost in the Columbia shuttle disaster and other space tragedies.
See SPACE.com's look at the Columbia shuttle disaster 10 years later here.
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The tragedy reminded NASA and the nation just how tough it is to explore the final frontier.
See photos from STS-107, the tragic final flight of the space shuttle Columbia in early 2003.
The Sunjammer will help test out technology that could be useful for space weather forecasting and interstellar travel.
The Dream Chaser will fly solo for the first time in six to eight weeks.
See a photo chronicle of NASA's space shuttle Challenger accident on Jan. 28, 1986.
Ten years ago this month the devastating Columbia accident took the lives of seven astronauts.
President Obama has visited NASA facilities and spoken with astronauts in space since taking office in 2009.
A temporary exhibition about the space shuttle opened Jan. 17.
Columbia broke apart upon re-entry on Feb. 1, 2003, killing all seven astronauts aboard.
Manhattan's Intrepid Museum reopened for the first time after Hurricane Sandy damage was repaired.
The damage Enterprise suffered during "Superstorm Sandy" is minor, museum officials say.