Atlantis makes NASA's last space shuttle launch
July 8, 2011, 9:50 a.m.
Video: Watch NASA's coverage of space shuttle Atlantis lifting off from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Time-lapse treat: See shuttle Atlantis' last trek to liftoff
July 7, 2011, 12:46 p.m.
Video: NBC News’ Jay Barbree narrates a rare time-lapse video of the shuttle Atlantis being prepared for its final mission.
Big snapshot: Summer solstice
June 21, 2011, 3:39 p.m.
This is how to capture half a year’s worth of sunlight in a container the size of a soda can.
Space shuttle Endeavour lands safely
June 1, 2011, 9:08 a.m.
Video: Shuttle Endeavour touched down safely at the Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning, completing its final mission to space.
Endeavour lifts off on final mission
May 16, 2011, 10:05 a.m.
Video: Commanded by astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of wounded congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the shuttle Endeavour embarks on its final journey into space before being retired.
Thousands of mini black holes bombard the Earth every day
May 14, 2011, 2:34 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Luckily the black holes are so small that they would take longer than the age of the universe to swallow the Earth whole.
NASA working on space taxi?
May 2, 2011, 9:56 a.m.
Video: NBC space expert James Oberg discusses the next phase in U.S. space exploration after NASA retires the shuttle program in June.
Photographer captures stunning time-lapse of stars
April 18, 2011, 1:30 p.m.
Video: Watch an incredible time-lapse of the Milky Way shot from El Teide, Spain's highest mountain.