(AP)—Accompanied by a fleet of astronauts spanning NASA's entire existence, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last space shuttle to orbit the world and the last to leave NASA's nest.
(Phys.org)—With satellites playing increasingly important roles in everyday life, NASA is developing the technology to build Earth-orbiting, roving "service stations" capable of extending the life of these spacecraft. Engineers ...
How plants handle stress in space and what astronauts can learn from them is the subject of a new study at Michigan State University.
(Phys.org)—Yeast. It's a good thing. It makes bread rise, turns grape juice into wine, and is essential in the production of beer. And in our bodies, yeast—specifically the yeast Candida albicans—helps us maintain a ...
(AP)—It's the ultimate piggyback ride: A space shuttle perched atop a Boeing 747 as the pair crisscrosses the country.
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour has departed Houston on its trek west to retirement in a Los Angeles museum.
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour has flown over Tucson, Arizona, on its trek west to retirement in a Los Angeles museum.
(AP)—The U.S. space shuttle Endeavour began a journey to its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, heading west on the last ferry flight of its kind as NASA shuts down its shuttle program.
Bad weather has for a second time forced authorities to delay the transfer of the space shuttle Endeavour from Florida to California, with the move now set for later this week, NASA said Tuesday.
(AP)—Space shuttle Endeavour apparently doesn't want to leave home.