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Shuttle Landing

Historic Photos From NASA's Last Space Shuttle Landing

Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

(AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) HOUSTON -- Applause erupted at NASA's Mission Control in Houston when the last space shuttle landed - but it wasn't from the ...

See Space Shuttle Endeavour Touch Down One Last Time

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

Space Shuttle Endeavour completed its last landing ever at 2:35 a.m. ET on June 1. The late-night touchdown marks the end of a 16-day mission that...

Shuttle Landing: Atlantis Astronauts Back On Earth

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven astronauts returned to Earth with a smooth touchdown Friday to end an "amazing" flig...

Space Elevator Games: Teams Compete To Build Elevator To Space

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A robot powered by a ground-based laser beam climbed a long cable dangling from a helicopter on Wednesday to qu...

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...

NASA Cancels Shuttle Landing For Second Day In A Row

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Thunderstorms prevented space shuttle Atlantis from returning to its home base Saturday for the second day in a row, and ...

Shuttle Discovery crew glad to be back on ground

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven returned to Earth on Saturday and capped a successful expansion job at the ...

Shuttle Lands At Kennedy Space Center...

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASA went ahead with a space shuttle landing at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on Friday. At 4:26 p.m. ET, Discovery fired its engines, beginning ...