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The Final Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery Archive
28 June 2011, 03:09 PM ET
This cool space wallpaper reveals the space shuttle Discovery is more complex, cramped, and altogether more awesome from the inside than imagined.
28 June 2011, 03:04 PM ET
The space shuttle Discovery is more complex, cramped, and altogether more awesome from the inside than I ever imagined.
27 June 2011, 04:40 PM ET
After 30 years and 135 missions, NASA's storied space shuttle program comes to a close in 2011.
27 June 2011, 04:05 PM ET
After 30 years and 135 missions, NASA's storied space shuttle program comes to a close in 2011.
27 June 2011, 03:58 PM ET
After 30 years and 135 missions, NASA's storied space shuttle program comes to a close in 2011.
27 June 2011, 01:05 PM ET
After 30 years and 135 missions, NASA's storied space shuttle program comes to a close in 2011.
20 June 2011, 10:28 AM ET
New discoveries suggest that black holes and galaxies may be born together. Hubble and Chandra teams combined  the deepest X-ray image ever made with some of the faintest light ever photographed.
10 June 2011, 03:33 PM ET
Markarian 739 - just 425 light years away - is only the 2nd galaxy within 500 million light years known to have twin active galactic nuclei. NASA's Swift and Chandra observatories made the discovery.
30 May 2011, 02:22 AM ET
From the shuttle Columbia and Challenger disasters to the launch of Hubble and the building of the International Space Station
01 May 2011, 07:35 PM ET
On April 12, 2011, NASA will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle flight. Here's a look at some of the most striking images of NASA's iconic orbiters.
29 April 2011, 02:24 PM ET
NASA's STEREO solar satellites ability to accurately monitor the brightness of variable stars is giving scientists an invaluable tool in discovering exoplanets and studying star inner structure; this video illustrates measurements from 4 stars.
11 April 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Some museum officials will be thrilled, and many others disappointed, when the decision is announced on Tuesday.
08 April 2011, 03:28 PM ET
SPACE.com spoke to Wayne Hale about the upcoming anniversary of NASA's first space shuttle launch.
19 March 2011, 03:31 PM ET
The unique NASA photo is a rare glimpse of the thousands who help launch space shuttle missions.
15 March 2011, 05:45 PM ET
Robonaut 2 will serve as a technology demonstration, helping researchers develop more advanced bots in the future.
11 March 2011, 05:04 PM ET
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's the shuttle Discovery dumping waste water.
09 March 2011, 12:15 PM ET
Final Stats: 39 Missions, 246 passengers, 148 million + miles traveled. Discovery is retired after a glorious landing at 11:57 A.M. EST March 9, 2011.
09 March 2011, 11:56 AM ET
Technicians will now begin prepping the shuttle to become a museum showpiece
09 March 2011, 10:34 AM ET
All three of NASA's space shuttles are headed to museums, and numerous institutions are vying for the right to display them.
09 March 2011, 10:00 AM ET
NASA's space shuttle Discovery has racked up some surprising statistics during its lifetime.
09 March 2011, 09:46 AM ET
After 13 years of construction, the International Space Station finally has all its big NASA rooms.
09 March 2011, 07:08 AM ET
See photos from shuttle Discovery's final mission – STS-133.
09 March 2011, 05:42 AM ET
Discovery's final landing is a bittersweet moment for the astronauts and ground teams.
09 March 2011, 04:00 AM ET
Space shuttle Discovery will return to Earth today to end an illustrious career in space.
08 March 2011, 04:59 PM ET
NASA has cleared the space shuttle Discovery for one final landing. The final flight of Discovery will land in Florida to end a 13-day space mission, STS-133.
08 March 2011, 02:57 PM ET
The final mission of Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-133, nearly completes the ISS and marks the end of an era; includes highlights from the launch, EVA's, ISS docking, un-docking and more.
08 March 2011, 02:20 PM ET
See the history of the space shuttle Discovery.
08 March 2011, 02:07 PM ET
Amateur astronomers have caught snapshots of space shuttle Discovery on its last voyage.
08 March 2011, 01:04 PM ET
The six astronauts riding aboard the space shuttle Discovery paid tribute to their tried and true orbiter.
08 March 2011, 06:44 AM ET
Live from Mission Control! Rock band Big Head Todd and the Monsters performed their single "Blue Sky" wake Discovery's crew.
08 March 2011, 05:16 AM ET
Discovery's astronauts will spent today preparing the shuttle for its scheduled landing on Wednesday.
07 March 2011, 04:48 PM ET
Discovery's astronauts awoke to a special message from William Shatner, TV's original Captain James T. Kirk.
07 March 2011, 04:42 PM ET
The final work of late artist Robert McCall has found a permanent home in space.
07 March 2011, 02:25 PM ET
NASA's space shuttle Discovery delivered some new science experiments to the International Space Station. SPACE.com looks at the weird science research on Discovery's last flight.
07 March 2011, 01:26 PM ET
NASA says there are no current plans to use iPads on the International Space Station. NASA cites lengthy and extensive testing process of new technology as the reason.
07 March 2011, 01:09 PM ET
Discovery takes a victory lap, making its final fly around of the ISS after un-docking. Watch Discovery pirouette before breathtaking views of the Sahara Desert, the coasts of Africa and Europe.