NASA's Tug Boats Push On

NASA’s PB-1 & PB-2 push barges sit alongside the massive space shuttle main fuel tank barge in NASA’s turn basin. Photo Credit: Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Another part of space history has left NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC). The two nineteen-foot push barges, PB-1 & PB-2, that have been used for […]

NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building being Upgraded

NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building or “VAB” is one of the largest structures in the world. The building is 526 feet tall, 716 feet long and 518 feet wide. All total, the building covers some eight acres. Photo Credit Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — NASA has decided that it […]

Atlantis – Celebrate the Journey - the Final Journey

Atlantis being moved earlier.Photo Credit Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Atlantis – Celebrate the Journey is the name of the event held to commemorate the move of Space Shuttle Atlantis from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to its final destination at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, where she will be […]

Atlantis Prepared For Final Voyage

Space shuttle Atlantis was rolled over to NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building on Oct. 17, this marked the final move for the orbiter before she travels to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Nov. 2, 2012. Photo Credit: Val Phillips

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Space shuttle Atlantis is unique among the “three sisters” […]

Shuttle Legacy Engraved in Runway

Discovery’s ‘wheel stop’ plaque located on the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo Credit : Blue Sawtooth Studio / Julian Leek

Out on the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) three granite markers on the east side of the runway mark the front wheel stop position of […]

Endeavour Shows a Little ‘Bling’ Before Heading West

Left Main Landing gear on Endeavour sporting a spinner. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studios

When one wants to make an impression through their vehicle, adding new rims to the car, called ‘spinners’ to make sure that the proper impression is given. In the case of Endeavour, the men and women […]

PHOTO FEATURE: Space Shuttle Endeavour Ready For California Next Month

Endeavour inside NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center, displayed with the Astrovan which brought astronauts to the launch pad for their missions. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

Endeavour inside NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center, displayed with the Astrovan which brought astronauts to the launch pad for their missions. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

In three weeks, space shuttle Endeavour will depart NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on her final flight – […]

PHOTO FEATURE: Endeavour And Atlantis, Face-To-Face One Last Time

Space shuttle's Atlantis and Endeavour, face-to-face for the last time as they swaped locations at Kennedy Space Center this morning. Atlantis was moved back to the OPF to finish out her retirement processing, and Endeavour was moved into the VAB to await her flight to California next month. Photo Credit: Mike Killian for Zero-G News and AmericaSpace

Space shuttle’s Atlantis and Endeavour, face-to-face for the last time as they swapped locations at Kennedy Space Center this morning. Atlantis was moved back to the OPF to finish out her retirement processing, and Endeavour was moved into the VAB to await her flight to California next month. Photo Credit: Mike Killian for […]

Photo Feature: Discovery's Final Flight, Sunrise Departure From Kennedy Space Center

Space shuttle Discovery flying 'piggyback' atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, departing KSC this morning on her final flight, a one-way trip to the Smithsonian. Photo Credit: Mike Killian

Space shuttle Discovery flying 'piggyback' atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, departing KSC this morning on her final flight, a one-way trip to the Smithsonian. Photo Credit: Mike Killian

Space shuttle Discovery left Florida for the last time this morning at sunrise, right on time at 7:00 am EDT. The orbiter took […]