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.
Ride had led Grail's MoonKAM project, which allowed kids to choose sites for the spacecraft to photograph.
An astronaut perched, ready to grab the Intelasat VI satellite.
The orbiter Atlantis holds the spacecraft in its payload bay.
NASA's space shuttle program included five orbiters and one prototype. Which was your fave?
The museum display has space shuttle Atlantis tilted to look as if it's still soaring through space.
Canada's first astronaut Marc Garneau is trading his spacesuit for politics.
The jumbo jet will soon go on public display.
The exhibit opens to the public this Saturday (Nov. 10).
The retired shuttle orbiter Atlantis arrived at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Center.
The shuttle Atlantis departed its Vehicle Assembly Building to make the 9.8 mile trek to the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Center.
The shuttle orbiter is now on view at a Los Angeles museum.
Space shuttle Endeavour's recent drive through Los Angeles streets has sparked a new space souvenir.
Atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Space shuttle Endeavour flew over many Los Angeles area landmarks on its final ferry flight Sept. 21, 2012, including the Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory, Disneyland, and the California Science Center.
The spectacular time-lapse views of Endeavour were captured by a team of photographers.
Shuttle Endeavour wowed millions of spectators during its three-day Los Angeles odyssey.
And waiting. And waiting. And waiting…