Topic: Gabrielle Giffords
Endeavour flight watchers, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, were able to watch the picture-perfect NASA shuttle launch Monday for only 12 seconds because of an unusual situation.
05/16/2011 01:55 pm
Space shuttle Endeavor, the next-to-last shuttle in NASA's dwindling fleet, was scheduled to depart on its final mission on April 29, but that has been pushed back to at least May 16.
05/06/2011 06:56 pm
Obama golf shoes: On Sunday the president made an unusual beeline for his West Wing office that raised eyebrows only in retrospect.
05/04/2011 02:55 pm
Arizona's conservative politics – and Phoenix's dominant role – lead some in Tucson to call for secession. It's a divide that dates back to the 1800s.
05/03/2011 06:09 pm
Space shuttle launch: the shuttle Endeavour will not launch this week. Canceled first on Friday and rescheduled for Monday, the shuttle Endeavour has been canceled again, due to mechanical problems.
05/01/2011 09:06 pm
The shuttle launch represents a bookend of sorts for Endeavour: It carried the first US segment of the space station in 1998 and it will deliver the last US piece of major hardware now. The Obama family will be among the more than 500,000 viewers.
04/29/2011 12:55 pm
Space shuttle launch: the US space shuttle Endeavour will launch for the last time on Friday, drawing an estimated 750,000 spectators from all over the country.
04/29/2011 03:29 am
Gabrielle Giffords is planning to attend the scheduled Friday launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, which will be commanded by Mark Kelly, her husband.
04/25/2011 07:54 pm
In Pictures After the Space Shuttle
For three years, 29 institutions competed for a (very large) piece of NASA history. On Tuesday, Charles Bolden, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, named the four cities that will house the space shuttles Atlantis, Discovery, Endeavour, and Enterprise. To make it to their new homes, the vehicles will hitch rides on the backs of 747 jumbo jets. Each institution will pay $29 million to cover the space shuttle preparation and transportation costs. Here are the cities that won.
04/12/2011 07:14 pm