Kennedy Space Center

  • Atlantis lands, ends NASA's shuttle era 21-07-2011 11:58 PM

    Cape Canaveral: The space shuttle Atlantis returned from NASA's final shuttle mission on Thursday, ending a 30-year era that opened the space frontier, exposed its dangers and established a toehold for future endeavors beyond Earth. NASA workers lined the runway at the Kennedy Space Center before dawn to greet Atlantis...
  • Shuttle heads back to Earth for last time 21-07-2011 02:38 PM

    Cape Canaveral: The shuttle Atlantis astronauts fired their spaceship's braking rockets to leave orbit on Thursday, aiming to conclude the final US space shuttle mission with a predawn landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle was targeted to land at its home base at 0957 GMT. Atlantis'...
  • Countdown starts for NASA's last shuttle launch 06-07-2011 01:31 AM

    Cape Canaveral: Countdown clocks at the Kennedy Space Center began ticking on Tuesday toward the final flight in the 30-year-old US space shuttle program, a cargo run to the International Space Station. Liftoff of shuttle Atlantis carrying astronauts is set for 11:26 am EDT (1526 GMT) on Friday, though meteorologists...
  • Endeavour lands in Florida after final flight 01-06-2011 01:23 PM

    Cape Canaveral: The space shuttle Endeavour landed smoothly at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, completing the second-to-last mission of the US space shuttle program. Endeavour, which delivered a pioneering physics experiment to the International Space Station, touched down on the runway at 2:35 am EDT (0635 GMT)....
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