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The Final Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery Archive
28 October 2010, 06:13 PM ET
The six astronauts who will fly on space shuttle Discovery during its historic final flight have arrived at their Florida launch site for the planned Monday launch, after a slight delay due to an aircraft glitch.
28 October 2010, 11:56 AM ET
Robonaut2, the first dexterous human-like robot to go to space, is ready for launch.
26 October 2010, 06:24 AM ET
A retrospective look at space shuttle Discovery as it prepares for one final flight: STS-133.
26 October 2010, 06:19 AM ET
A retrospective look at space shuttle Discovery as it prepares for one final flight: STS-133.
26 October 2010, 06:15 AM ET
A retrospective look at space shuttle Discovery as it prepares for one final flight: STS-133.
25 October 2010, 01:58 PM ET
NASA has officially cleared the space shuttle Discovery for its final mission today (Oct. 25), setting the stage for a Nov. 1 blastoff to cap the orbiter's spaceflying career.
25 October 2010, 11:36 AM ET
After 15 years of preparation, the first human-like robot designed for use in space is ready for launch.
25 October 2010, 11:17 AM ET
After 15 years of preparation, the first human-like robot designed for use in space is ready for launch.
20 October 2010, 04:27 PM ET
NASA is replacing suspect fuel line seals on space shuttle Discovery ahead of Nov. 1 launch.
15 October 2010, 03:29 PM ET
The six-astronauts crew of space shuttle Discovery's final mission is scheduled to complete a full launch day run-through Oct. 15 in preparation for their Nov. 1 launch to the International Space Station.
13 October 2010, 11:37 AM ET
The six-astronaut crew of space shuttle Discovery's upcoming final mission arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida yesterday (Oct. 12) for several days of training, including a complete practice run of the moments leading up to the launch.
06 October 2010, 07:01 PM ET
A NASA astronaut blasts off Thursday (Oct. 7), setting up a potential in-space meeting with his twin brother early next year.
01 October 2010, 01:46 PM ET
As NASA's space shuttle program draws to a close, production of the shuttle's external fuel tanks has ceased. Lockheed Martin had built NASA fuel tanks since 1973.
29 September 2010, 01:09 PM ET
The external fuel tank for the last-ever space shuttle mission rolled into an assembly building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Tuesday (Sept. 28).
20 September 2010, 08:49 PM ET
The space shuttle Discovery began its last journey to the launch pad Monday, six weeks before the spacecraft is due to lift off on its final mission to space.
20 September 2010, 07:41 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery is set to make its last trip to the launch pad on Monday, Sept. 20, and several hundred NASA employees and their families will be on hand to celebrate the occasion.
14 September 2010, 08:34 PM ET
NASA has announced the four astronauts who would fly the last-ever space shuttle mission next summer, should Congress approve the extra flight.
13 September 2010, 03:45 PM ET
NASA attached the space shuttle Discovery to its fuel tank and twin rocket boosters over the weekend to gear up for the spacecraft's final voyage to orbit later this year.
10 September 2010, 05:31 PM ET
NASA parked Space Shuttle Discovery outside its hangar for several hours to allow employees to take pictures.
09 September 2010, 10:58 AM ET
Space shuttle Discovery moved closer to its final mission Thursday as NASA prepares for its last launch on Nov. 1.
08 September 2010, 11:47 AM ET
A move of the space shuttle Discovery in preparation for its last voyage has been delayed at least a day because of a water main break at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
20 August 2010, 05:01 PM ET
A new NASA website allows the public to vote for songs to wake up astronauts on the final space shuttle missions.
18 August 2010, 10:30 AM ET
NASA may push back plans to launch its next shuttle mission until March 2006 to allow more time for engineers to study and solve an ongoing foam shedding problem with orbiter external tanks.
06 July 2010, 12:11 PM ET
Seattle's Museum of Flight has broken ground on a new space exhibit that will highlight human spaceflight and will be large enough to fit one of NASA's retiring space shuttles – even though the museum hasn’t officially secured one yet.
05 May 2010, 04:40 PM ET
NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is set to launch its last-ever space mission on May 14, officials said Wednesday.
03 May 2010, 12:28 PM ET
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has thrown a wrench in NASA's plans to deliver a huge space shuttle fuel tank from Louisiana to Florida.
22 April 2010, 05:15 PM ET
Space shuttle Atlantis made the slow trip to the launch pad overnight for what is expected to be its last space mission ever.
20 April 2010, 01:30 PM ET
When NASA's three aging space shuttles retire in September 2010, what happens next? Many museums want to know too.
20 April 2010, 09:19 AM ET
Space shuttle Discovery landed safely in Florida Tuesday to end a successful 15-day space station delivery mission.
20 April 2010, 06:49 AM ET
Space shuttle Discovery is headed for a Tuesday morning landing in Florida after weather cleared up.
19 April 2010, 09:03 AM ET
A gloomy mix of low clouds and rain delayed the space shuttle Discovery's planned return to Earth Monday.
19 April 2010, 07:15 AM ET
NASA skipped the first landing opportunity for shuttle Discovery on Monday due to rain and low clouds.
18 April 2010, 09:20 AM ET
Astronauts on the space shuttle Discovery are hoping for good weather for their planned Monday landing in Florida.
12 April 2010, 03:06 PM ET
Astronauts on the space shuttle Discovery celebrated 29 years of shuttle flight Monday, even NASA prepares to retire the space plane fleet.
12 April 2010, 11:29 AM ET
Cosmonauts in orbit honored a space holiday Monday to celebrate the historic launch of Russian pilot Yuri Gagarin 49 years ago.
10 April 2010, 12:08 AM ET
NASA has extended the mission of space shuttle Discovery by one day at the International Space Station.