Topic: John Shannon
NASA says engineers have solved the mystery of cracks that formed in structural supports outside the external fuel tank. Shuttle Discovery's final mission could be as soon as Feb. 24.
01/11/2011 06:32 pm
The space shuttle Discovery was set to begin its final voyage last month. Now, because of a curious crack in the external fuel tank, the launch will happen no sooner than Feb. 3, 2011.
12/03/2010 04:51 pm
The final mission of the space shuttle Discovery has been delayed again. The next window of opportunity will be in December, which would mean the astronauts would spend Christmas in space.
11/24/2010 11:47 pm
Space shuttle layoffs, effective Oct. 1, involve 902 workers in Florida, 478 in Texas and 14 in Alabama.
07/28/2010 01:59 pm
NASA is collecting digital photos and names from the public to launch on the two final space shuttle missions.
06/09/2010 01:44 pm
Friday's launch marks the final mission for Atlantis, with the space shuttle program ending in November. But as the emergency backup shuttle, it will be ready for another flight, if needed.
05/14/2010 09:55 am
The massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is preventing NASA from transporting a Space Shuttle fuel tank from Louisiana to Florida.
05/07/2010 07:02 pm
With custom-made tools and a rescue plan, the seven-member crew of the Atlantis aim to upgrade the iconic telescope.
05/11/2009 01:00 am
The shuttle launch Saturday, carrying the new module, is a key step for Japan’s space program.
05/30/2008 01:00 am