25 February 2011, 08:49 PM ET
A student balloon took dramatic photos of shuttle Discovery launching on its final flight Feb. 24. The balloon captured the photos from the edge of space.
25 February 2011, 08:10 PM ET
A debris strike on the space shuttle Discovery during its Thursday launch poses no threat to the spacecraft or its astronaut crew, NASA officials say.
25 February 2011, 03:17 PM ET
Skywatchers have a chance to see the shuttle Discovery and space station tonight, but act fast.
25 February 2011, 03:00 PM ET
A bicycle crash may have kept astronaut Tim Kopra stuck on Earth, but he's with shuttle Discovery's crew in spirit.
25 February 2011, 11:55 AM ET
Three minutes and fifty seconds into the final ascent of Discovery, several large and many small pieces of debris - apparently External Tank insulation foam – careen between tank and Orbiter.
25 February 2011, 10:41 AM ET
What will happen to space shuttle Discovery's flight if there is a partial government shutdown?
25 February 2011, 09:00 AM ET
Reminiscing with a former astronaut from the space shuttle Discovery's maiden voyage.
25 February 2011, 09:00 AM ET
Engineers who helped build the space shuttle Discovery now say goodbye to the space workhorse.
25 February 2011, 07:48 AM ET
Astronauts on the shuttle Discovery will scan the spacecraft for launch damage.
24 February 2011, 06:12 PM ET
The Space Shuttle Discovery and its STS-133 crew blast off from Kennedy Space Center at 4:50pm EST, February 24, 2011, for the shuttle's final mission to the ISS before retirement.
24 February 2011, 05:52 PM ET
See photos from Space shuttle Discovery's final launch into space on Feb. 24, 2011.
24 February 2011, 04:57 PM ET
Engineers are trying to fix a damaged space shuttle heat shield tile in time for today's launch
24 February 2011, 04:53 PM ET
NASA's space shuttle Discovery launched on one final mission Feb. 24.
24 February 2011, 10:41 AM ET
This afternoon, people will be able to watch the Discovery Launch from their Playstation devices.
24 February 2011, 06:33 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery is set to launch on its final flight today.
23 February 2011, 06:26 PM ET
NASA's space shuttles aren't the gleaming spaceships you might think.
23 February 2011, 05:04 PM ET
Life on the International Space Station may get cushier when a robot butler called Robonaut 2 arrives. NASA's space shuttle Discovery will deliver Robonaut 2 to the station this week.
23 February 2011, 01:18 PM ET
NASA says the space shuttle Discovery is "ready to fly" its final mission.
23 February 2011, 07:30 AM ET
The last astronaut crew of space shuttle Discovery are all veteran spaceflyers.
22 February 2011, 01:54 PM ET
The shuttle stands ready for its planned liftoff in two days from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
22 February 2011, 08:32 AM ET
Learn more about space shuttle Discovery's final cargo: a closet for the International Space Station.
22 February 2011, 08:00 AM ET
NASA's space shuttle Discovery has one last delivery to make before retiring.
22 February 2011, 07:19 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery's name has long ties with exploration.
21 February 2011, 01:20 PM ET
Space shuttle Discovery has an 80 percent chance of good weather for its final launch.
20 February 2011, 12:00 PM ET
The six astronauts who will fly the space shuttle Discovery on its final mission to the International Space Station arrived at NASA's Florida spaceport today, four days ahead of their Feb. 24 launch. The crew expressed confidence that all will go well wit
18 February 2011, 07:00 PM ET
Top NASA officials decided to proceed with the planned launch of the space shuttle Discovery next week on Thursday, Feb. 24.
18 February 2011, 09:39 AM ET
NASA's top managers will meet today (Feb. 18) to set an official launch date for the space shuttle Discovery's upcoming flight to the International Space Station.
17 February 2011, 08:44 AM ET
LEGO announced a series of space-themed sets -- from a space station and shuttle to a satellite launch pad -- as a part of its first-ever partnership with NASA.
11 February 2011, 01:53 PM ET
Astronaut Mike Massimino (First Tweeter from Space) jokes around with the crew of the STS-133 mission about the delay in the flight and the last minute addition of Steve Bowen, who replaces injured Tim Kopra.
09 February 2011, 03:41 PM ET
NASA is checking the space shuttle Discovery for any damage caused by a tool dropped at its launch pad.
31 January 2011, 09:22 PM ET
Space shuttle Discovery repeated history Monday night (Jan. 31), making its final trip to the launch pad.
31 January 2011, 08:34 AM ET
The shuttle Discovery is set to roll out to the launch pad Jan. 31 ahead of its final mission
21 January 2011, 10:35 AM ET
Recent events have put a spotlight on the physical challenges of working outside in space.
19 January 2011, 02:13 PM ET
NASA has assigned a veteran spacewalker to replace injured astronaut Tim Kopra on the crew of the space shuttle Discovery, with just over five weeks remaining before the mission's Feb. 24 launch.
17 January 2011, 12:28 PM ET
Astronaut Tim Kopra is scheduled to fly on shuttle Discovery Feb. 24
14 January 2011, 02:50 PM ET
The most recent shuttle delays suggest an extra shuttle flight on the table may be threatened.