Latest STS-3xx Stories
A simple, plastic plaque left inside space shuttle Atlantis following the last mission of NASA’s shuttle program is a priceless tribute to the work force, said one of the managers who worked with the spacecraft for more than 20 years.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wrapping up 30 years of unmatched achievements and blazing a trail for the next era of U.S.
Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-135) made its final landing back on Earth at NASAâ€™s Kennedy Space Center at 5:57 am EDT, ending an era that saw the launches of 135 space shuttles in the past 30 years.
Space shuttle Atlantis docked with the International Space Station (ISS) for the final time on Sunday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that after 30 years of partnership with NASA, its engines have contributed to the final docking of the space shuttle to the International Space Station (ISS).
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The final mission of NASA's Space Shuttle program is underway, and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems Company (LMSSC) has played a significant role from the very beginning.
CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an awesome display of technology and immense power that capped a 30-year legacy of boosting orbiters into space, three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the program's final flight to the International Space Station (ISS).
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully lifted off Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center today, marking the final Space Shuttle launch of the program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) "The STS-135 mission will cap a remarkable program full of unparalleled accomplishments.
NASA's weather officer said on Tuesday that showers and thunderstorms could delay this weeks' final launch for space shuttle Atlantis.
HAMPTON, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 30-year era in space travel will come to an end with Friday's launch of the space shuttle Atlantis. The STS-135 mission is set to lift off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:26 a.m., Friday, July 8, and return 12 days later.
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
More Images (160 images) »