Notable events in the history of human space exploration:
NASA on Friday will commemorate the loss of the space shuttle Columbia and its seven astronauts a decade ago, a landmark incident that triggered the end of the shuttle mission.
NASA lost the space shuttle Columbia 10 years ago Friday and 12 children lost a parent.
NASA will honor the seven astronauts who perished when the space shuttle Columbia was destroyed 10 years ago.
(AP)—The flying machine that ushered in NASA's space shuttle program has suffered storm damage in New York City.
(Phys.org)—The Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is undergoing renovations to accommodate future launch vehicles. A project of Ground Systems Development and Operations, or GSDO, ...
(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.
NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," seems lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.
(Phys.org)—University of Central Florida experiment that could help explain how planets formed in our solar system has won a free ride to the International Space Station in 2013.
(AP)—Felix Baumgartner stood poised in the open hatch of a capsule suspended above Earth, wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles (38 kilometers) below him, millions of people were watching on the Internet ...