'Atlantis, Go': Remembering the Shuttle's Final Launch, Ten Years On

OTD in 2011, the Space Shuttle launched for the final time. Ten years on, AmericaSpace remembers that drama-filled day. […]

'When You Got Debts': Remembering the Shuttle's Maiden Launch, 40 Years On

OTD in 1981, a new era began with the maiden voyage of the Space Shuttle, STS-1. […]

'Entirely Exciting': Remembering STS-37, Thirty Years On

Thirty years ago, shuttle Atlantis & the STS-37 crew snatched success from the jaws of defeat to deploy @NASA’s second Great Observatory. […]

Looking Back, Looking Forward on International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day, AmericaSpace looks back & forward at the contributions of @WomenNASA & other nations. […]

The Sun Kept Rising: Remembering Columbia's Unflown Mission, 35 Years On

OTD in 1986, shuttle Columbia might have launched into the night on a mission to survey Halley’s Comet. Tragically, the loss of Challenger a few weeks earlier changed all that. […]

'Good to Be Here': Remembering Discovery's Final Launch, 10 Years On

10 years ago today, “the ship which led the way time and time again” was launched into space for the final time. Her name: Discovery. […]

'Not Going Anywhere': Remembering Columbia's (Almost) Abort, 25 Years On

25yrs ago today, shuttle Columbia faced a possibly emergency, only seconds after liftoff. For STS-75 CDR Andy Allen, it was like a bad run in the simulator. […]

Firing Up the Shuttle: Remembering Columbia's First Roar, 40 Years On

40yrs ago today, with a lion-like roar, Columbia came alive in a major test before the first Space Shuttle mission. […]

SNC Receives FAA Approval to Land Dream Chaser on Former Shuttle Runway

@SierraNevCorp & @SpaceFlorida take one step closer to landing Dream Chaser @Space_Station cargo missions back home at @NASAKennedy. […]

Room With A View: Remembering STS-130 and the Cupola, OTD in 2010

As Tranquility & Cupola celebrate their 11th birthday today, we look back on the @Space_Station’s “Window on the World”. […]