News tagged with space shuttle

Most experienced US spacewalker retires

A NASA astronaut who spent more hours walking in space than any other American and also set a record for the longest spaceflight mission has retired to join the private sector, the US space agency said Monday.

Mar 12, 2012
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SpaceX readies space station rendezvous

The US company SpaceX on Friday prepared for the climax of its Dragon capsule's landmark mission to the International Space Station with a high-stakes bid to latch on to the orbiting research lab.

May 24, 2012
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