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.
Enterprise, which never flew in space, will be ferried to New York on Monday.
Enterprise will boldly go where no shuttle has before: New York City.
See rare views of space shuttle Discovery, the first orbiter retired from NASA’s shuttle fleet.
Shuttle Discovery's crewmembers gave it a heartfelt Smithsonian sendoff.
After 39 trips to space, shuttle Discovery has pulled into its retirement home.
See photos of NASA's Enterprise, the first winged space shuttle prototype.
Nearly two dozen museums and other locations around the U.S. (plus one in England) boast real spaceships that have carried astronauts on missions to orbit and the moon.
Discovery will be rolled into its final home today, while Enterprise will roll out on its way to NYC.
Why Discovery is so dirty, and some other interesting information.
NASA's space shuttle Discovery is the world's most traveled winged spaceship and the oldest in the U.S. fleet.
Two huge cranes will lift Discovery off its jumbo jet carrier today.
Mounted atop a retro-fitted 747, the the first space shuttle to be retired was flown to its new home in Washington D.C.. Its set to go on public display at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center.
The zoomable high-definition pictures show the shuttle's interior in great detail.
About 6,000 people gathered at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center to watch shuttle Discovery fly in from Florida.
NASA's oldest and most-traveled space shuttle has made its last flight in history.
See photos of space shuttle Discovery's final flight to the National Air and Space Museum's annex hangar in Chantilly, Va.
Discovery will be permanently displayed at the National Air and Space Museum's vehicle annex.
NASA's reusable spaceship has had countless photogenic moments over the years, but here are just a few.