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Last Space Shuttle

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 ...

NASA Makes Some Huge Changes

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology

HOUSTON — How America gets people and stuff into orbit is about to be outsourced in an out-of-this-world way. With the space shuttle's retireme...

Farewell, Space!

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The last space shuttle is headed home. Atlantis left the International Space Station on Tuesday and slipped away after a...

Last Space Shuttle Crew Bids Historic Goodbye To Space Station

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The astronauts on NASA's final shuttle voyage floated out of the International Space Station for the last time Monday, le...

Last Space Shuttle Crew Almost Done Packing Up

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.16.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The astronauts making NASA's last shuttle flight gave up their off-duty time Sunday and finished packing up their giganti...

Space Shuttle Astronauts Enjoy Some Time Off, Eat Hostess Apple Pie

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After getting a little free time Thursday, the last space shuttle crew was woken up to deal with a second computer failur...

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...

Meet The Last Space Shuttle Crew

Posted 09.02.2011 | Technology

MARCIA DUNN, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- America's longest space-flying streak ends this week with the smallest crew in decades ...