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Best NASA-Inspired Movies

Posted 09.20.2011 | Entertainment

Well, the days of the space shuttle are at an end. But you know what, we had a good run. Truth be told, we had way more fun with the idea of space...

NASA Shuttle Closing Could Benefit Space Startups

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

(By Irene Klotz) - After the U.S. space shuttle program ends this month, NASA will rely on Russia and its Soyuz craft to deliver Americans to the In...

The 11 Most Memorable Space Shuttle Program Moments

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

From the space shuttle Columbia's first launch to the infamous Challenger explosion, three decades of American space exploration have produced some of...

Ready For Take-Off: Scenes From The Last Space Shuttle Launch

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on July 8 at approximately 11:26 ET . This...

Space Shuttle Blasts Off For The Last Time

AP | Marcia Dunn | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's final four shuttle astronauts boarded Atlantis for liftoff Friday on the last flight of the 30-year program, even as po...

WATCH LIVE: Space Shuttle Prepares For Final Flight

Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Atlantis successfully completed its launch. The AP reports, "Atlantis and four astronauts rocketed into orbit Friday on NASA's last space s...

Where To Watch The Shuttle Launch LIVE

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully completed its final blastoff on Friday. Click here to see photos and video from the launch. --- PREV...

A Nation in Need of Awe

Terry Newell | Posted 08.04.2011 | Technology
Terry Newell

NASA launches have become so routine that the media barely take notice. After 125 missions, perhaps this is to be expected. We can get used to almost anything, taking for granted what our energy, ingenuity, and dreams have granted us.

Cleared For Launch--Finally

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA will try again next Monday to launch Endeavour on the next-to-last space shuttle flight, after replacing a switch box and...

Delayed Again

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Space shuttle Endeavour's final launch is off until at least the end of the week because technicians need to replace a switch ...

Space Shuttle Launch Delayed

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.29.2011 | Technology

NASA has delayed the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour, which was scheduled for 3:47 p.m. EDT on Friday. The holdup is apparently due to concerns o...

Die-Hard Space Fans Flock To One Of Shuttle's Last Launches

CNN | Posted 06.15.2011 | Technology

It's now become a somewhat common event, one that for most Americans is signaled by nothing more than a brief blip on the news. But a space shuttle la...

NASA Shuttle Launch: Discovery Blasts Off On

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has cleared Discovery for a Monday morning launch to the International Space Station, the last scheduled liftoff in ...

Discovery Shuttle Launch Date Set For April 5

Reuters | Irene Klotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA on Friday cleared space shuttle Discovery for launch on April 5 on one of its final cargo runs to the International Space Station before the flee...

Space Shuttle Launch: VIDEO Atlantis Blasts Off To Hubble Telescope

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Atlantis blasted off Monday for the Hubble Space Telescope on the most delicate and dangerous repair job ever in orbit _ ...

Space Shuttle Launch: WATCH IT LIVE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The space shuttle Atlantis is set to blast off today at 2:01pm for its most dangerous mission ever: repairing the Hubble Telescope. The mission will ...