Lots of things made the news on June 6, 2012: the last transit of Venus for this century, the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the arrival of the Space Shuttle Enterprise at its new home at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. But the biggest buzz in the digital realm concerned some plastic surgery...
NEVER FORGET 1976: The Shuttle Enterprise, about to embark on a continuing mission to test in-atmosphere flight, and never quite get into space. The Shuttle Enterprise's rollout ceremony with most of the main cast from Star Trek was...Show More Summary
PSB brought 'The Race for Space' to NYC's The Intrepid museum over the weekend. Continue reading…
PSB, whose remix LP features Field Music, Psychemagik, Maps, and more, will be the first band in history to play under the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Continue reading…
Nimoy and other Star Trek cast members celebrate the unveiling of the NASA space shuttle 'Enterprise', 1976 NASA: NASA is mourning the passing today, Feb. 27, 2015, of actor Leonard Nimoy, most famous for his role as Star Trek's Vulcan science officer Mr. Show More Summary
NASA has released the following photo on news of the death of actor Leonard Nimoy who was Mr Spock in the Star Trek cinema and television series. He is shown in 1976, with the first Space Shuttle Enterprise, in the open necked blue shirt in them middle of the image, and without the famous pointed [...]
A mini-documentary on one of NASA's experimental toys, the Enterprise.
NASA had initially planned to name the first Space Shuttle Constitution. Now, declassified White House documents reveal what convinced President Gerald Ford to overrule that decision and thrill Star Trek fans by calling it Enterprise. Read more...
Getting materials and people into orbit has always been an expensive proposition, one that's even costlier now that the Shuttle program has been retired. But one enterprising American inventor thinks he's got a solution: Space Cannons. Read more...
The space shuttle Enterprise, has a new baby brother. A fully-detailed, 1/35th scale replica of the prototype orbiter. Today, Ed Diment, Lego "Master Builder," unveiled his latest model at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. It's on display this weekend ONLY, so get off your ass and check it out! Read more...
NASA's first space shuttle, the test orbiter Enterprise, was named after the fictional starship on Star Trek in response to fans staging a write-in campaign. But did the agency's use of the term "space shuttle" also stem from the television...Show More Summary
When NASA flew the shuttle prototype Enterprise through New York City last year, all we had to do was look out our windows at Scientific American one morning to watch it cruise past. Countless Americans got a look at one of the decommissioned shuttles as NASA paraded them around the country en route to their [...]
The Space Shuttle Enterprise "landed" on the Intrepid last summer, but about four months later it was damaged when the strong winds Hurricane Sandy blew in. Scaffolding had been built around the shuttle for repairs, and now that it's removed the Enterprise has become visible again. Show More Summary
Dan O’Bannon and Thomas Warkentin’s “Soft Landing” features a first generation Corvette dropped from orbit by Space Shuttle Enterprise. You may be interested!
If you have pictures of the Space Shuttle Enterprise, The Intrepid, Sea, Space & Air Museum would like to talk to you. Well, not so much talk to you as just have you tweet at them, but still -- the Intrepid Museum wants to you to communicate with them, because they want to use your pictures of the shuttle in a new exhibit.
New York's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum wants your pictures for a new exhibition on the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Yes, you heard that right. One of your photos or Instagrams of the famous shuttle has a chance to go on display atShow More Summary
It's not named Atlantis, Discovery, Endeavor or Enterprise. But the Full Fuselage Trainer at the Museum of Flight in Seattle is the only full-size artifact of the space shuttle program that visitors can actually go inside and follow in the footsteps of every shuttle astronaut.
CAPE CANAVERAL (AP).- The flying machine that ushered in NASA's space shuttle program has suffered storm damage in New York City. Shuttle prototype Enterprise weathered Superstorm Sandy this week at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, but it sustained minor damage to its vertical stabilizer, or tail. Show More Summary
The flying machine that ushered in NASA's space shuttle program has suffered storm damage in New York City.
Although there is as yet no official confirmation, it appears that the Space Shuttle Enterprise, recently moved to a permanent home in New York City, was damaged by Hurricane Sandy... Continue Reading Space shuttle Enterprise damaged...Show More Summary