Kennedy Space Center

Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum walk past a depiction of space exploration by artist Robert T. McCall entitled 'The Space Mural: A Cosmic View', on the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 lunar landing, in Washington, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It now bears the name of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on […]

07/21/2014

In this July 20, 1969 photo, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin carries scientific experiments to a deployment site south of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission. (AP Photo/NASA, Neil Armstrong, File)

Celebrate 45 years since man’s first steps on moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now’s the time to get moonstruck. Forty-five years ago Sunday, Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. Armstrong’s “one small […]

07/17/2014

NASA Kennedy video posted on YouTube of Atlantis museum display.

Space shuttle Atlantis ‘go’ for public viewing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The last space shuttle to soar makes its museum debut this weekend, and it’s the belle of NASA’s retirement ball. The Atlantis exhibit opens to the public Saturday at Kennedy […]

06/27/2013

Poster for Angry Birds app by Rovio (AP Photo)

Heads up, space fans! Angry Birds roosting at NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Angry Birds have a new space coop. At NASA’s invitation, the online game birds are roosting at Kennedy Space Center for the next 1½ years in an effort to lure youngsters to the cosmic wonders of math and science.

03/25/2013

Retired shuttle Endeavour lands for Houston stop (video)

HOUSTON (AP) – Space shuttle Endeavour has landed in Houston for a one-day stop on its trek west to retirement in a California museum. The shuttle, atop a modified jumbo jet, touched down Wednesday morning […]

09/19/2012

NASA confirms Endeavour's last ride

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – After reviewing weather forecasts between Florida and the West Coast, NASA officials confirmed today that the space shuttle Endeavour will take off aboard a modified Boeing 747 tomorrow morning from Kennedy […]

09/18/2012

Pasadena-based Jacobs gets NASA contract

(CNS) – Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today it has been awarded a contract to support the design and implementation of soil and groundwater cleanups at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force […]

07/03/2012

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