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AP Science Reporter Answers Your Questions Live

Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

Space shuttle Atlantis landed early Thursday morning at Florida's Kennedy Space Center. The touchdown marks not only the end of Atlantis' final fl...

End Of An Era: Space Shuttle Makes Historic Final Landing

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

See video of Atlantis' landing below. Click here for photos of the touchdown. (AP, By MARCIA DUNN) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Atlantis and four astronau...

Emergency Alarm Wakes Space Shuttle Astronauts To Computer Failure

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.15.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The pilots on NASA's last space shuttle flight fixed another one of their main computers Friday after it failed and set off an...

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: Atlantis - The Last Shuttle Flight

Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

Astronauts, Astronomers and others connected with the shuttle program reflect on its successes and failures, ahead of the final shuttle launch on Frid...

Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Historic Final Return to Earth

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's 30-year shuttle program inched closer to the end Wednesday, wrapping up its second-to-last mission and moving Atla...

Spacewalking 'Superhero' Wows Astronauts

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A spacewalking astronaut freed a snagged cable on the inspection boom for shuttle Atlantis on Wednesday, accomplishing th...

Randy Bresnik: Astronaut Stuck In Space While Wife Giving Birth

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Atlantis' astronauts anxiously awaited word Friday on the birth of a crewman's daughter as they moved more supplies into ...

Space Shuttle Launch: Chicago Surgeon To Operate On Space Station's Robotic Arms

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The nation's space program is calling on a Chicago surgeon to fix faulty robotic arms on the international space station, Monifa Thomas of the Chicago...

Atlantis, crew land in Calif. after Hubble mission

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven astronauts returned safely to Earth on Sunday, detouring from stormy Flori...

Hubble Spacewalk PHOTOS: Astronauts Have Trouble With Hubble Repair Work

AP Aerospace Writer | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***SCROLL DOW FOR PHOTOS*** CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Spacewalking astronauts had to install a refurbished pair of gyroscopes in the Hubble Space Telesc...

Atlantis Astronauts Grab Hubble Space Telescope, Now Face 5 Treacherous Space Walks

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Atlantis' astronauts grabbed the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday, then quickly set their sights on the difficult, dan...

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 ...

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 _ ...

NASA's Most Dangerous Ever Shuttle Mission To Fix Hubble Telescope Set To Blast Off

Daily Mail | Jacqui Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nasa is set to dispatch seven astronauts on its most dangerous ever shuttle mission as it attempts to rescue the $7 billion Hubble Space Telescope fro...