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Last Shuttle Launch

The Most Historic Images Of Space Shuttle Atlantis

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

On the morning of July 8, 2011, Space Shuttle Atlantis blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center on its 33rd and final mission, also the last mission ...

NASA's Secret Beach House: Where Astronauts Relax Before Launch

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

Before blasting off into space, the astronauts of the last Space Shuttle mission will spend their final hours of free time in a private beach house ab...

NASA Engineer: Space Shuttle Is 'Magnificent Flying Machine'

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

As NASA's 30-year space shuttle program winds down, engineer Paul Sharpe sat down with the BBC and reflected on his life working with these "magnifice...

Storms May Stall NASA's Last Shuttle Launch

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The weather isn't cutting NASA any breaks, not even for the last space shuttle launch set for Friday. Bad weather is exp...

Space Shuttle's Legacy: Soaring In Orbit And Costs

Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

(SETH BORENSTEIN, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The space shuttle was sold to America as cheap, safe and reliable. It was none of th...

NASA Sets Date For Last-Ever Shuttle Launch

Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology

(MARCIA DUNN, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The last space shuttle launch ever is set for July 8. NASA managers met at Kennedy Sp...