Latest STS-128 Stories
International Space Station (ISS) commander Scott Kelly asked "What took you guys so long?" as space shuttle Discovery arrived at the space station for the final time.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final flight of space shuttle Discovery lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 4:53 p.m. EST Thursday to deliver a new module and critical supplies to the International Space Station.
News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla, are set for the final scheduled launch of space shuttle Discovery.
NASA announced on Thursday that it plans to send space shuttle Atlantis on the final mission of the US shuttle program on June 28.
Astronaut Tim Kopra, scheduled to be lead spacewalker on space shuttle Discovery next month, was hurt Saturday in a bicycle accident that could impact his space duties; Kopraâ€™s injuries were not life-threatening.
NASA will conduct a tanking test at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, Dec 17, to evaluate repairs made to space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank.
NASA said on Friday that the space shuttle Discovery's final launch is going to be delayed once again until no earlier than February 3.
NASA has decided to delay its final flight for space shuttle Discovery once again.
Patrick Forrester is a NASA astronaut and a retired United States Army officer. He was born Patrick Graham Forrester on March 31, 1957 in El Paso, Texas. He is an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and attended West Springfield High School in Springfield, Virginia, where he graduated in 1975. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in applied sciences and engineering from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York in 1979. After his graduation, he was...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.