Slate's Explainer: How Shuttles Get Back to Florida

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4794010/4794011" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Discovery's Crew Happy with Safe Return

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4792931/4792932" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Shuttle Problems Cloud Future of Space Program

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4792338/4792339" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Discovery Makes Safe Return to Earth

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4792094/4792223" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

For Astronauts, Waiting Is the Hardest Part

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4791890/4791891" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Shuttle Crew Gets an Extra Day in Space

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4789988/4789989" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Former Astronaut on NASA Risk Assessment

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4789163/4789164" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NASA Rules Out Additional Spacewalk for Repairs

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4785512/4785730" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Discovery Gets a Nip and a Tuck in Space

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4784350/4784351" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Foam Debris Surprises, Disappoints Shuttle Crew

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4777206/4777318" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript