Tag Archives: space shuttle

A Major Endeavour Begins

Tomorrow is the final launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour and thanks to a little bit of good luck (and a lot of jumping without a net and hoping the...

Star Trek Honor for Space Shuttle Discovery

At 3:23 am ET this morning (March 7, 2011), NASA gave a fitting tribute to the Space Shuttle Discovery as she wraps up her final mission. The Discovery astronauts were...

More clues about Obama Space Policy

During the last two weeks, there have been some tantalizing clues as to what the U.S. space exploration policy may look like during President Obama’s administration. First the Obama Transition...

Obama’s impact on the retirement of NASA’s Space Shuttle

NASA currently is developing the spacecraft and launch systems that will replace the aging U.S. space shuttle fleet. Unfortunately NASA’s current timeline leaves a gap of several years between when...