A train hurtled around a corner at 82 mph, eventually coming off the rails and killing four passengers. Decades earlier, faulty decision-making resulted in the deaths of the seven-person crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Years before these events, a stuck valve regulating the supply of coolant...
“I would love to see us have a full reusable system," Microsoft's co-founder said.
After winning the Ansari X Prize, the co-founder of Microsoft is coming back to the space game.
NASA is building the most powerful rocket in history, called Space Launch System (SLS). The new rocket will use retrofitted space shuttle engines to send people to the moon, Mars, and beyond. NASA recently test-fired one modified RS-25...Show More Summary
This LEGO Space Shuttle kit is pretty awesome! My daughter really loved the LEGO Women of Nasa set, so this $29 Space Shuttle was a no-brainer. 285 pieces and several recommendations for things to build other than a Space Shuttle. LEGO says you are go with throttle up. LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 31066 Building Kit (285 Piece) via Amazon Image via Amazon
Despite being the world’s premier space superpower, America hasn’t launched astronauts into space from its own soil in seven years. For the 30 years before that, we launched astronauts from our own turf via our Space Shuttle program,...Show More Summary
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –LEGO Ideas Women of Nasa 21312 Building Kit – $24.99 $20.44 –LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 31066 Building Kit...Show More Summary
In this image from 2009, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson is attired in a training version of her shuttle launch and entry suit, as she participates in a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at the Johnson Space Center in preparation for the STS-131 mission.
There is nothing like seeing a rocket launch toward space in person, and the first flight of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy was no exception. As a space reporter, I've see a handful of space shuttles and a Mars robot leave Earth, but Falcon Heavy's...Show More Summary
When you were small, haven’t you ever dreamt of becoming the commander of a space mission? Of exploring outer space and seing the Earth from above? Well, you might not have made it into an actual space shuttle, but maybe you still carry this fascination for everything extraterrestrial inside of you. Show More Summary
On this day ten years ago, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Columbus Laboratory was launched into orbit, safely nestled in the mammoth cargo bay of the space shuttle Atlantis. In the decade that has followed its integration with the...Show More Summary
NOT since July 2011, when the space shuttle Atlantis took to the skies for the last time, has Cape Canaveral seen such excitement.
Human spaceflight and exploration image of the week: Columbus sits in Space Shuttle Atlantis, ready for launch
Highlights of this day in history: the 'day the music died' during early rock 'n roll; the Luna 9 probe lands on the Moon; the first woman to pilot a Space Shuttle; painter Norman Rockwell and composer Felix Mendelssohn born. (Feb. 3)
The explosion killed all seven astronauts on board.
Packing a space shuttle for flight isn’t quite like stocking a car for a road trip. Everything on board is a precious and relatively finite resource—you can’t pull off at a highway rest stop to replenish the snacks. The quarters areShow More Summary
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire has proclaimed a day in tribute to a local teacher who died in the NASA space shuttle Challenger disaster decades ago. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu (soo-NOO'-noo) said Sunday would be known as Christa...Show More Summary
New Hampshire has proclaimed a day in tribute to a local teacher who died in the NASA space shuttle Challenger disaster decades ago.
NASA honored the seven astronauts killed aboard shuttle Columbia 15 years ago, with a special musical tribute Thursday by the son of Israel's first astronaut.