Sally Ride, 61, Left Major Imprint on Space Program, Inspired Young Scientists…
Historic NewsHour video of Sally Ride's departure from NASA.
With the space shuttle era now over and U.S. space flight on the verge of going private for the near future, the company behind the so-called SpaceX project has ambitious plans to make space flight cheaper for cargo and for…
Atlantis and her four-member crew have been cleared for their historic return to earth on Thursday. Landing is scheduled for 5:56 ET. As NASA's final shuttle prepares for its final landing, we look back at the 30-year program.
By Jenny Marder
Despite troublesome weather, space shuttle Atlantis blasted into orbit for the final time Friday with a four-person crew and a payload of food for the International Space Station. Judy Woodruff and science correspondent Miles O'Brien discuss this final mission, the…
The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center for the final mission of the 30-year-old program Friday morning.
Hari talks to Miles O'Brien about the space shuttle program, on the eve of its retirement.
Hari interviews Miles, who is in Moscow on Yuri Gagarin and the first human spaceflight.
By Larisa Epatko
NASA marked the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch and the 50th anniversary of the first human in space -- Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in 1961 -- by naming the final destinations of its retiring space shuttle fleet.
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