AmericaSpace Launch Countdown

Next Launch ORB-3 on a Antares rocket from Wallops Island, VA
scheduled for:
21 Oct 14 2:29:00 GMT
20 Oct 14 22:29:00 EDT

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.

History of Shuttle Program Video Highlights Why Shuttle “Rocked”

 

Video Courtesy of Suresh Atapattu 

For those of us that followed or worked on the space shuttle program, the fleet of flying gliders will always hold a very special place in our hearts. We will miss seeing Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour riding pillars of flame to orbit, hearing the twin sonic booms that heralded [...]

AmericaSpace Special Edition: Inside Atlantis

The “glass cockpit” of the last operational Space Shuttle ‘Atlantis” in the powered up state showing what the astronauts see. The main console LCD panels show information about the General Purpose Computers (GPCs), the Auxiliary Power Units (APU), Main Propulsion System (MPS), and orbital maneuvering system (OMS) systems, and the general information about the [...]