By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
SpaceX became the first private company ever to launch humans into Earth's orbit when its Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule took off from Kennedy Space Center on Saturday carrying two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
The Dragon’s clean lines and minimalist interior, with touchscreens instead of a mess of switches and knobs, make even the space shuttles seem yesteryear.
The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Saturday on its way to the International Space Station. If the mission is successful, NASA astronauts could head into space from American soil later this year for…
By PBS NewsHour
Miles O'Brien on Discovery's Final Flight, Shuttle Program Shortcomings.
Hari talks to Miles O'Brien about the space shuttle program, on the eve of its retirement.
NASA launched two satellites to the moon last week, the first step toward its goal of returning a human to the lunar surface. At the start of this new effort, though, a debate has been ignited at the space agency…
NASA officials deemed the space shuttle Discovery "in excellent shape" Wednesday, hours before the countdown began for Saturday's launch, despite internal disagreements over whether loosened foam will continue to be a problem.
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