The space shuttle Endeavour flies over San Francisco on its way to its final destination as an historical museum exhibit at the California Science Center in the Southern California Exposition Park. *CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW A SLIDESHOW* Read More
It’s a memory Kathryn Hill vividly recalls — all the way back to the third grade.
“The first space shuttle went up in 1981,” the San Francisco resident said. “I remember my teacher brought a television in the classroom and we all watched it together. I’ve wanted to see a shuttle launch in person since then.”
Now, it seems the wait of seeing her first ever space shuttle launch is over.
Maybe. Read More
With the final landing of the space shuttle Discovery on March 9, a significant chapter in NASA history came to a close.
It’s the beginning of the end for the space shuttle program — the final flights of Endeavour and Atlantis are scheduled for later this year — and thus a fitting occasion to reflect on an effort that dates back to the Nixon administration.
As President Barack Obama calls for a new era of “doing big things,” past projects offer a simple warning: beware the “un Read More