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.

'A Mission We Wanted to Do': The Maiden Voyage of Endeavour (Part 1)

With the possible exception of Columbia and the very first space shuttle mission, few orbiters had as dramatic and exciting a maiden voyage as Endeavour. On STS-49, she provided a reliable stage for the longest EVA in history and the first three-man EVA in history. Despite the trials and tribulations of the flight, she [...]

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 [...]

Shuttle Endeavour's Public Exhibit Unveiled in California

Guests walk around space shuttle Endeavour after the grand opening ceremony for the California Science center, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Los Angeles. Photo Credit: NASA / Bill Ingalls

Guests walk around space shuttle Endeavour after the grand opening ceremony for the California Science center, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Los Angeles. Photo Credit: NASA / Bill Ingalls

The California Science Center in Los Angeles unveiled their newest exhibit Tuesday to the general public, NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour.  After 25 missions to [...]

AEG Issued a National Challenge for Endeavour Donations

Endeavour starts the street move from LAX over to the CSC.
Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

Less than a week before the Oct. 30 opening of the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion at the California Science Center (CSC) a major conglomerate of entertainment venues, AEG Corporation, has issued a challenge to national and local businesses, philanthropic organizations, civic leaders and individual donors to [...]

PHOTO FEATURE: Mission 26 A Success, Endeavour Arrives At The California Science Center

After a 3-day, 13-mile journey through the City of Angels, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officially hands over the Endeavour to California Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph. Mrs Lynda Oschin was also present to welcome Endeavour to her new home, a home which is named in honor of her late husband Samuel Oschin. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

After a 3-day, 13-mile journey through the City of Angels, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officially hands over the Endeavour to California Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph. Mrs Lynda Oschin was also present to welcome Endeavour to her new home, a home which is named in honor of her late husband Samuel Oschin. Photo [...]

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 [...]

LAPD Details Plans For Public To Watch Endeavour's Journey Through LA This Weekend

Endeavour over Disneyland last month, moments before landing at LAX. Photo Credit: NASA Dryden / Jim Ross

Endeavour over Disneyland last month, moments before landing at LAX. Photo Credit: NASA Dryden / Jim Ross

Early Friday morning NASA’s retired space shuttle Endeavour will begin the final phase of its move to California: a two-day road trip from a United Airlines hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) through the streets of [...]

Clear Skies and Thousands of Cheers Welcome Endeavour To California

The space shuttle Endeavour, atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA, lands at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2012 in Los Angeles where it will be placed on public display at the California Science Center. Today’s flight marks the final scheduled ferry flight of the Space Shuttle Program. Photo Credit: Matt [...]

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 [...]

NASA Astronaut Details Her Favorite 'Endeavour Moments'

Video courtesy of AmericaSpace

As space shuttle Endeavour was prepared for her final flight atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, AmericaSpace spoke with astronaut Kay Hire concerning her favorite “Endeavour moments” as well as her plans concerning the youngest of NASA’s orbiters.