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“Space Shuttle”

Jan 28, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The space shuttle Challenger tragedy is recounted from the perspective of the men and women inside NASA. Continue reading →
Dec 31, 2013 12:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Beyoncé surprise self-titled album has made record sales -- now it has come to light that a music video for one of the album's songs featured audio from the space shuttle Challenger accident in 1986. Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2013 09:08 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Sierra Nevada's seven-person Dream Chaser completed a successful glide test this weekend -- but it wasn't all good news. Continue reading →
Jun 1, 2011 08:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mexico had a beautiful view of the shuttle's historic reentry, 40 miles overhead.
May 16, 2011 05:55 AM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
When Endeavour launches, it will deliver three of prototype microchip mini-satellites to the space station for testing.
Feb 4, 2010 07:48 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
It's been a good long while since the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded in mid-air a few minutes after launch on January 28, 1986, killing all the astronauts (and one schoolteacher) aboard. Now some new homemade footage of the crash has surfaced, taken by a man named Jack Moss as he watched the shu...
Nov 21, 2009 05:26 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Depressurization and smoke alarms woke the shuttle and station crews for a second consecutive night on Friday. Flight controllers quickly determined they were false alarms, but the station's ventilation system automatically shut down, prompting NASA to cancel spacewalk preparations inside a low-pre...
Nov 21, 2009 01:12 PM ET // Ray Villard
The simmering debate over the future direction of our nation's human space flight program hit even more air turbulence over the past couple weeks. On the cusp of the Augustine Report on NASA's future space flight plans (that was delivered to the White House last month to await a presidential decisi...
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