Being Social

Visit us on TwitterVisit us on FacebookVisit us on GooglePlusVisit us on PinterestVisit us on YouTubeVisit us on Linkedin

AmericaSpace Launch Countdown

Next Launch CRS-5 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
scheduled for:
6 Jan 15 11:18:00 GMT
6 Jan 15 6:18:00 EST

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.

PHOTO FEATURE: Endeavour Begins Journey Through LA Under Cover Of Darkness

Large crowds lined the streets of LA early this morning to get a glimpse of Endeavour's historic journey through the city. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News

Large crowds lined the streets of LA early this morning to get a glimpse of Endeavour’s historic journey through the city. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News

NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour began the slow trek through the streets of Los Angeles early Friday morning, departing from LAX under cover of darkness and […]

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Memorial Award

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.Photo Credit : Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is the first recipient of the Gen. James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle Memorial Award, which was presented to him at the Tuskegee Airmen’s Scholarship Foundation Gold Medal Gala Thursday in Los Angeles.

Like this:Like […]

Astronaut Guardian Angels Perform Flawless Air Show Rescue Demos

Pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based out of Patrick Air Force, perform a search-and-rescue demo at this weekend's Cocoa Beach Air Show. Known as PJ's, they were the primary rescue force serving as “guardians of the astronauts” for 50 years, providing contingency response for a variety of emergencies that could potentially come up during a shuttle launch or landing. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / www.AWaltersPhoto.com

Pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing, based out of Patrick Air Force, perform a search-and-rescue demo at this weekend’s Cocoa Beach Air Show. Known as PJ’s, they were the primary rescue force serving as “guardians of the astronauts” for 50 years, providing contingency response for a variety of emergencies that could potentially come up […]

Cocoa Beach Air Show Returns to Florida's Space Coast

Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

Kicking off with the a demonstration of the capabilities of the V-22 Osprey, the 2012 Cocoa Beach Air Show shook off the dreary weather surrounding Florida’s Space Coast and began at 12 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Sept. 22. The show displayed a wide range of fixed and rotary-winged […]

PHOTO FEATURE: Endeavour Takes To The Skies On Historic Cross-Country Journey

Space shuttle Endeavour, riding atop NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, takes to the skies on her final flight. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

Space shuttle Endeavour, riding atop NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, takes to the skies on her final flight. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

After two days of weather delays, NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour finally took to the skies Wednesday morning, beginning a historic final flight for both the orbiter […]

A ‘Resolution’ That Could Not Be Kept

In this July 2012 image ‘Resolution’ has deteriorated to the point of no return.Photo Credit Julian Leek

What turned out to be to be a one man’s dream project, and with the hope of giving a space shuttle mock-up to NASA has faded as this replica now sits rotting in a field close to […]

Safety First

For safety, as a storm front moves into the Cape area  Endeavour and the 747 aircraft have been moved back into the MDD. Photo Credit: Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

With the anticipation of high winds, lightning and thunderstorms moving into the Kennedy Space Center from the Gulf of Mexico, Endeavour on top […]

NASA Delays Shuttle Move Again

Endeavour to spend another night on the Space Coast.Photo Credit Blue Sawtooth Studios / Julian Leek

NASA managers have postponed the ferry flight of space shuttle Endeavour to Wednesday, Sept. 19. The decision was made to ensure a safe flight for Endeavour and the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. A low pressure front in the northern […]

Weather Postpones Shuttle Endeavour Ferry Flight

 

NASA Fire Department passes Endeavour. Photo Credit Blue Sawtooth Studios / Julian Leek

WASHINGTON — NASA’s planned ferry flight of space shuttle Endeavour atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) has been postponed until Tuesday, Sept. 18 due to an unfavorable weather forecast for Monday, Sept. 17.

Like this:Like […]

PHOTO FEATURE: Endeavour Ready For Historic Final Flight Next Monday

Endeavour, raised roughly 60-feet in the air, ready to be mated to NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Friday afternoon. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

Endeavour, raised roughly 60-feet in the air, ready to be mated to NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Friday afternoon. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

NASA’s youngest space shuttle orbiter, Endeavour, was rolled out one last time from Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building early Friday morning, beginning the orbiter’s long […]