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NASA is suing Apollo 14 astronaut Ed Mitchell over a moon camera that Mitchell aims to sell at auction.
Former astronauts say the space program is in 'disarray' and fear the end of the shuttles could mean a permanent decline in U.S. space leadership.
While NASA's chief legacy of its space shuttle program may be the International Space Station, cool research has also been done aboard the shuttles themselves. Here’s a list of 6 standouts from 30 years of shuttle science.
Storms expected to reach Kennedy Space Center just as the shuttle Atlantis would launch.
NASA's last shuttle launch blasts off on July 8. Here's what excited launch viewers need to know before liftoff.
Safety and reliability are key traits for privately owned shuttles to have.
The final NASA shuttle will carry food, clothing and other supplies to the International Space Station.
NASA will fly one last space shuttle mission before shuttering the 30-year program for good. That means thousands of shuttle workers are facing layoffs or reassignment.
NASA's space shuttles have flown some peculiar and crazy objects into orbit, including a lightsaber and dirt from Yankee Stadium.
NASA's space shuttle program officially began in 1972, but its roots go all the way back to a Nazi concept vehicle from the 1930s.
The super-bright galaxy ULAS J1120+0641 is also the most distant quasar ever seen.
A partial solar eclipse will occur Friday, but won't likely be visible to anyone on Earth. The solar eclipse is the third eclipse in a rare series, but occurs over an uninhabited region.
Atlantis will fly the 135th and final shuttle mission.
Recovering Congresswoman received a standing ovation from those in attendance at the event.
NASA did not have enough advance notice to maneuver the International Space Station to a safer position.
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