James Dean is a former space reporter at Florida Today, covering Florida's Space Coast through 2019. His writing for Space.com, from 2008 to 2011, mainly concerned NASA shuttle launches, but more recently at Florida Today he has covered SpaceX, NASA's Delta IV rocket, and the Israeli moon lander Beresheet.
A NASA contractor has submitted a 'long shot' bid to fly the shuttle as a commercial service after NASA retires its fleet.
Abnormal temperature readings during fueling prompted the scrub of Friday night's planned launch of a secret satellite atop a Delta 4 Heavy rocket
The hard reality for laid off space shuttle workers sunk in Oct. 1 when they handed over their access badges for the last time.
NASA parked Space Shuttle Discovery outside its hangar for several hours to allow employees to take pictures.
A veteran space shuttle worker has gained fame for taking pictures of sunrise over NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
The last scheduled space shuttle flight is likely to slip into early next year, Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Director Bob Cabana said Tuesday.
NASA's final 4 shuttle missions are crucial to support the long-term life of the International Space Station.
A government watchdog report released Friday added to skepticism that NASA's Constellation program can develop its first post-shuttle rocket on time or on budget.
The first wealthy tourists rocketing into space from Florida may start their trips in Jacksonville, not the Space Coast.
The space shuttle Atlantis returned home Tuesday to Florida's Kennedy Space Center after a cross-country piggy-back ride.
NASA has taken steps to reduce the heightened risk of space debris to its Hubble-bound astronauts.
NASA has unveiled its renovated checkout building for the new Orion spaceship.