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The Space Shuttle Atlantis: The Last Roll-Out

Photographer Scott Andrews, his son New York Times photographer Philip Andrews, and Apple software engineer Stan Jirman animated photographs that they made during the space shuttle Atlantis &...

A Blast From The Past: Shuttle Through The Decades

A Blast From The Past: Shuttle Through The Decades One year ago today at 11:29 a.m. EDT, Atlantis launched into orbit at 17,500 mph. A bittersweet launch, it was the very last NASA shuttle mi...

Space Shuttle Discovery rides a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to Dulles

Space Shuttle Discovery, atop its Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, NASA 905, is shown from various vantage points around the National Capital region on April 17 on the final leg of its ferry flight ...

NASA: We Are the Explorers

Why do we explore? Simply, it is part of who we are, something we’ve done throughout history. NASA’s new video, “We Are the Explorers,” looks at that tradition of reach...

Fly around the International Space Station in this animation

From the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, a unique perspective on our sci-fi-come-true living quarters in orbit: This fly around of the International Space Station (ISS) is displayed in the...