September 5, 2012 The space shuttle Endeavour will make its final trip next month, to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. But at 78 feet wide, Endeavour can't squeeze through highway overpasses. So its planned 12-mile route must be cleared of trees in the medians and sidewalks.
May 19, 2012 The privately funded, unmanned spacecraft was attempting its first flight to the International Space Station. The spacecraft had a one-second window to take off, and the failed launch means it won't be trying again for at least a few days.
July 24, 2011 Until Space Shuttle Atlantis launched two weeks ago, Scott Cameron's most vivid memory of the U.S. space program was a tragedy. When the opportunity arose to finally banish the ghosts of the Challenger disaster, he took it.
July 22, 2011 Black-and-white film photos of the people behind NASA, from Apollo to the space shuttle program.
July 21, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, what a 21st century American city might look like, and memories of NASA's space shuttle program. In the second hour, the severity of the country's heat wave, and the 150th anniversary of The Battle of Bull Run.
July 21, 2011 The last NASA space shuttle mission into space has ended. Atlantis and its four crew members arrived at the Kennedy Space Center just before 6 a.m. ET.
July 14, 2011 With Atlantis paying a visit to the International Space Station on the last mission of the space shuttle program, NASA thought it was a good time for a cookout... in space. The 10 astronauts on the two linked spacecraft will enjoy a special "all-American meal" today.
July 12, 2011 An "instructional" video shows how astronauts have fun in space.
July 10, 2011 We asked, and you shared your photos and memories with us. From the first launch to the last, here are some of your stories.
July 8, 2011 The shuttle blasted off almost on time, after concerns about the weather were overcome. Its mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to last 12 days.
June 27, 2011 Share your personal memories of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.
June 7, 2011 An astronaut's photo provides a never-before-seen perspective of the space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station.
April 25, 2011 "Medically, there is no reason she could not travel safely to Florida to participate in this incredible event with her husband," the director of the neuroscience institute at Houston's TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital confirmed today.