Space Shuttle

Boeing’s CST-100 Space Capsule

Boeing’s CST-100 Space Capsule

An Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter into space in 2005 (Source: NASA) CST-100 rendezvous with a Bigelow Aerospace space station. (Source: Boeing) When a hole is created, one must fill in that abyss and rather quickly. ...

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STS-126 to Dock at ISS

STS-126 to Dock at ISS

The Space Shuttle Endeavour, which launched two days ago, is scheduled to dock at the International Space Station today (November 16th) at 4:04 PM CST. The main goal of the mission, called STS-126, is to prepare the station for long ...

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STS-120 Takes Off With a Lightsaber

STS-120 Takes Off With a Lightsaber

Space Shuttle Discovery was launched today from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:38 a.m. EDT, following a smooth countdown. STS 120 will deliver and install the new Harmony Space Module onto the International Space Station (ISS), completing the ...

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San Diego from Space

Hey, you down there in San Diego! This aerial photograph of greater San Diego was snapped from space from a window of the Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS mission 115 to the ISS in September, 2006. The view spans ~50 ...

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