Space Shuttle

In this Aug. 22, 2013 photo made available by NASA, the Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft is carried by a helicopter during a test in Sparks, Nev. (AP Photo/NASA, Carla Thomas)

Mini space shuttle skids off runway in test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new, smaller version of NASA’s space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing. The Dream Chaser space plane is being designed by Sierra Nevada Corp. It’s vying to […]

10/29/2013

Space Shuttle Endeavour

Shuttle is major draw at California Science Center

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There was always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built. The California Science Center is learning how special. The Los Angeles museum, where the […]

05/24/2013

Atlas V rocket

Air Force sends mystery mini-shuttle back to space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – A top-secret mini-space shuttle has blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It’s the second flight for this original […]

12/11/2012

Space shuttle Endeavour goes on public display

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The final home of space shuttle Endeavour is opening its doors to the public. Astronauts and schoolkids will be on hand Tuesday at the California Science Center in Los Angeles at […]

10/29/2012

Space Shuttle Endeavour comes to rest (audio)

After a final voyage that ran way overtime, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is at rest inside its retirement hanger at the California Science Center after it’s 12 mile – three-day crosstown journey. The move had […]

10/15/2012

Trees coming down so space shuttle can roll in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles is trading the trees for the stars – and not everybody’s happy about it. Crews clearing a path for the space shuttle Endeavor have begun cutting down hundreds of […]

09/04/2012

NASA picks 3 private firms to develop space taxis

(AP) – NASA has picked three aerospace companies to build small rocketships to take astronauts to the International Space Station. This is the third phase of NASA’s efforts to get private space companies to take […]

08/03/2012

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