Kennedy Space Center

The crew of Space Shuttle Columbia's mission STS-107 take a break from their training regime to pose for the traditional crew portrait. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

NASA Marks 10 Years Since Columbia Tragedy

NASA will honor the seven astronauts who perished when the Columbia space shuttle was destroyed 10 years ago. The agency will mark the anniversary at a public memorial in Florida.

02/01/2013

Media watch as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, ready to transport it from Kennedy Space Center to the Washington D.C. on April 16, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (credit: Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Discovery Makes Final Takeoff

After three decades of space service, NASA’s oldest shuttle, Discovery, began its new life as a museum relic on Tuesday with one final takeoff.

04/17/2012