Shuttle endeavour's next mission: getting cleaned up for museum life
Published 6/2/2011 at 1:29 p.m. 0 comments
With its final space mission in the history books, the shuttle Endeavour begins preparations for a life of leisure as a museum showpiece.
Endeavour crew prepares for wednesday landing
Published 5/31/2011 at 8:58 a.m. 0 comments
Space shuttle Endeavour’s crew is wrapping up final preparations for its planned landing at 2:35 a.m. EDT Wednesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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First STS 134 Spacewalk Complete
Published 5/20/2011 at 1:55 p.m. 0 comments
Astronauts Drew Feustel and Greg Chamitoff completed a six-hour, 19-minute spacewalk at 9:29 a.m. EDT. They successfully installed antennas for the External Wireless Communication system, routing cables, setting up the antenna, installing handrails, and connecting power cables
Pope's call to astronauts to be streamed live
Published 5/19/2011 at 11:29 a.m. 0 comments
While the pontiff is expected to greet all the crew, the Vatican says he will chat in particular with the two Italian astronauts aboard, Paolo Nespoli and Roberto Vittori.
Astronauts install big magnet on space station
Published 5/19/2011 at 11:24 a.m. 0 comments
Endeavour's astronauts accomplished the No. 1 objective of their mission Thursday, installing a $2 billion cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station to scan the invisible universe for years to come.
Shuttle Endeavour arrives at space station
Published 5/18/2011 at 8:39 a.m. 1 comment
Endeavour — making its final journey and the next-to-last flight of NASA's shuttle era — docked with the space station as the two vessels soared more than 200 miles above the planet, near Chile.
Out of view Giffords sees husband's shuttle launch
Published 5/16/2011 at 10:14 a.m. 0 comments
Still recovering from a devastating wound to the head, the Arizona congresswoman was at Kennedy Space Center on Monday to witness Mark Kelly and his five crewmates blast off and head to the International Space Station.
Six experienced spacemen flying Endeavour's finale
Published 5/16/2011 at 10:09 a.m. 0 comments
The six experienced astronauts making space shuttle Endeavour's final voyage are as tight as brothers after nearly two years together as a crew and the tragic shooting of the commander's congresswoman wife.
Endeavour soars on 2nd-to-last space shuttle trip
Published 5/16/2011 at 10:05 a.m. 0 comments
The event generated the kind of excitement seldom seen on Florida's Space Coast on such a grand scale — despite a delay of more than two weeks from the original launch date because of an electrical problem.
Endeavour's launch set for May 16
Published 5/9/2011 at 4:50 p.m. 1 comment
It will be the second attempt to send Endeavour on its final voyage. On April 29, an electrical problem prevented the shuttle from blasting off.
Next-to-last space shuttle launch faces more delay
Published 5/9/2011 at 9:28 a.m. 0 comments
The next-to-last space shuttle flight has been delayed again, this time to at least the middle of May for extra electrical tests.
Endeavour launch faces more delay
Published 5/6/2011 at 2:02 p.m. 0 comments
NASA's youngest space shuttle should have flown to the International Space Station last Friday. But a heater malfunction halted the countdown.
Managers to meet today about Endeavour's progress
Published 5/6/2011 at 9:54 a.m. 0 comments
Technicians at NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A in Florida continue testing various systems inside space shuttle Endeavour associated with a newly installed power distribution box.
NASA: Blown circuit found in shuttle fuse box
Published 5/5/2011 at 9:33 a.m. 0 comments
The repair work is taking longer than expected.
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