STS-126 on a construction, resupply, and crew transfer mission to the International Space Station carried out by the Space Shuttle Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center at 7:55 p.m. on 14 November 2008 into a sky lit bright by the full Moon. This view is the full wide-angle image of the launch, which includes the Moon blown out at right by the long time exposure capturing the streak of the Space Shuttle’s flight as seen from a cow pasture at […]
The California Science Center in Los Angeles, home to the Space Shuttle Endeavour, has opened Endeavour’s payload bay and is currently installing a Spacehab module used to carry pressurized cargo to the Mir space station and the International Space Station on eight trips into space between 1996 to 2000. This is part of their ongoing efforts to bring Endeavour to its final public display position by 2018 oriented as if for launch and attached upright to a mock External Fuel […]
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NBC News correspondent Jay Barbree has covered every launch carrying astronauts into space from Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station going all the way back to the Mercury and Gemini programs, through the Apollo Moon landings, Skylab, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, and, finally, all 135 Space Shuttle missions. The night of 22 August 2014 he was at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida to sign copies of his new book, Neil Armstrong: A Life of […]
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My video homage to the end of the Space Shuttle Program using audio taken from the last flights of Discovery, Endeavour, and Atlantis in addition to images I’ve taken of those flights and from various Kennedy Space Center Up-Close tours and other events to get near these incredible vehicles during their preparation and move into retirement.
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