AmericaSpace Launch Countdown

Next Launch Luch-5V on a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan scheduled for 28 Apr 14 4:25:00 GMT

Days
Hrs
Min
Sec
Click here for more details...

Enter your email address to subscribe to AmericaSpace and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Atlantis Ascends: Orbiter's New Home Readied for June Opening

Former NASA shuttle astronaut Jon McBride (far left), along with the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Chief Executive Officer Bill Moore, unveil the new sign in front of Shuttle Atlantis’ exhibit. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Shuttle Atlantis’ new digs has a new sign in preparation for [...]

Looking Back: Day of Remembrance Held Marking 10th Anniversary of Columbia Disaster

NASA and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, along with the Astronauts Memorial Foundation, held a “Day of Remembrance” to honor those that lost their lives in the pursuit of space exploration, on Feb. 1, 2013, the 10th anniversary of the Columbia disaster. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla [...]

Kennedy Space Center Celebrates 'Holidays in Space'

Video courtesy AmericaSpace

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla – Santa and Mrs. Claus have stopped by the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex located in Florida. This marks the second year that the duo have used hypergolic-fueled reindeer to travel from the North Pole to the new home of space shuttle [...]

NASA's Associate Administrator for Communications Talks Tweetups and Socials

Video courtesy of AmericaSpace

Bob Jacobs (if you get the chance to meet him, be sure not to call him Robert) looks more like a linebacker than a NASA official. Then he speaks, a deep bass that demonstrates why he was such a success in radio. He now works [...]

Atlantis Rises

Atlantis is safely in her new building and tilted at an angle of 43.21 degrees.Photo Credit: Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Atlantis, resembling some bizarre mummy, rests shrink wrapped with 16,000 square feet of a white plastic coating—to protect her from dust and dirt as work went on inside the unfinished structure, which [...]

AmericaSpace Image Used by NASA Ames

Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / AmericaSpace

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – AmericaSpace is a small outlet with a talented group of photographers that contribute daily to the content that we provide. It was, therefore, an honor to have one of our images selected by NASA Ames Aviation Systems. The picture, of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, [...]

On @ The 90: The Future

On @ The 90 is AmericaSpace’s editorial feature and is therefore based on opinion. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian

Predictions are dangerous things. Dick Morris, a political commentator, found this out the hard way recently. He predicted that Mitt Romney would win the U.S. presidential election in a landslide. Yeah, so much for that. Predicting [...]

Atlantis Photo Feature Part Seven: Wired4Space

Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – After the space shuttle era drew to a close, AmericaSpace reached out to a number of smaller media outlets so that we could pool our resources and better survive the transitional period. One of the first that we reached out to was Wired4Space. The team at [...]

Atlantis Photo Feature Part Six: Mike Howard

Photo Credit: Mike Howard / Cocoa Beach Photography

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Mike Howard was brought to AmericaSpace’s attention by Zero G News’ Mike Killian. Little did we know the stunning images he would be providing us with during the recent final journey of space shuttle Atlantis to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

[...]

Atlantis Photo Feature Part Five: Matt Gaetjens

Photo Credit: Matt Gaetjens

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Matt Gaetjens is one of AmericaSpace’s reserve photographers. He is a man whose “vision” allows him to cut to the heart of the subject matter that he photographs. History is strange thing, you usually don’t know when it is occurring and frequently miss those moments when [...]