Atlantis' smooth touchdown 'bringing this program to such a fitting end,' shuttle commander says | Photo Gallery, Video
Updated 7/21/2011 at 7:23 a.m. 0 comments
Atlantis became the final orbiter to make a supersonic slide back to Earth, heralded by twin sonic booms.
Final shuttle crew answers student questions from space
Published 7/14/2011 at 11:08 a.m. 0 comments
Space shuttle astronauts aboard the International Space Station will answer videotaped questions from middle school students participating in NASA's Summer of Innovation initiative. The event is scheduled to air live on NASA Television at 7:09 a.m. EDT on Sunday, July ...
Melissa Holsman: Watching Atlantis take off one final time was a mixed feeling
Published 7/8/2011 at 4:20 p.m. 1 comment
CAPE CANAVERAL — Sweet and sour. That's how Apollo 16 astronaut and moonwalker Charlie Duke described to me how he felt about the ending of the shuttle orbiter program NASA has operated for 30 years.
Many Treasure Coast residents travel to Cape Canaveral to watch Atlantis' liftoff
Published 7/8/2011 at 2:45 p.m. 0 comments
TITUSVILLE — Three cheers for Atlantis and her crew, literally.
Summarize launch of space shuttle Atlantis in 1 word
Published 7/8/2011 at 11:45 a.m. 0 comments
If you needed to sum up your feelings of the Space Shuttle Atlantis' final flight in one word, what would it be?
Atlantis, NASA’s last space shuttle, blasts into history | Photos | Video
Updated 7/8/2011 at 2:49 p.m. 0 comments
Atlantis and four astronauts rocketed into orbit Friday, dodging bad weather and delighting hundreds of thousands of spectators.
FHP offers reminders for those driving to watch shuttle launch
Published 7/7/2011 at 5:17 p.m. 0 comments
The Florida Highway Patrol recommends for anyone who plans to travel to watch the shuttle launch of Atlantis to allot plenty of time for travel and to expect traffic delays.
NASA hopes for break in clouds for Atlantis launch from KSC on Friday
Published 7/7/2011 at 6:04 a.m. 0 comments
A hole may need to open in the clouds at just the right time for Atlantis to fly on the final shuttle mission Friday morning.
Treasure Coast residents recall their connections to space shuttle program
Updated 7/6/2011 at 11:15 p.m. 0 comments
Some helped design, build and salvage the machines; another wants to help those losing their jobs as the program ends.
Forecast worsens, rain likelier to delay Friday's final space shuttle launch
Updated 7/6/2011 at 10:35 a.m. 0 comments
The countdown to the final shuttle launch began Tuesday, but Atlantis and up to a million launch spectators may have to contend with stormy weather Friday morning.
Early forecast predicts weather may postpone shuttle launch
Published 7/5/2011 at 11:14 a.m. 0 comments
Shuttle weather officer Kathy Winters said Tuesday there's a 60 percent chance that rain or thunderstorms will delay Friday's planned liftoff of Atlantis.
11 astronauts share their views about the end of the shuttle era | Photos | Video
Published 7/5/2011 at 8:41 a.m. 0 comments
With Atlantis' launch ending three decades of flying the Shuttle Orbiter, some of the nation's best-known astronauts are speaking out.
Space shuttle Atlantis pre launch video and chat - STS 135
Published 6/28/2011 at 11:11 a.m. 0 comments
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Space exploration community grieves final shuttle launch
Published 6/15/2011 at 9:12 a.m. 0 comments
With Wednesday's landing of Endeavour, just one more space shuttle flight remains, putting an end to 30 years of Florida shuttle launches and more than 535 million miles of orbits controlled at Houston's Johnson Space Center. Now a sense of ...
Atlantis readied for last shuttle launch as Endeavour brought home safely | Video
Updated 6/1/2011 at 10:41 a.m. 0 comments
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