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NASA Names Three Companies to Develop Spacecraft for Manned Spaceflight Missions
NASA has announced new agreements with three American commercial companies to design and develop the next generation of U. (August 3, 2012)

Air Force's X-37B Space Plane Lands in California After Classified Mission
The Air Force's secret X-37B robotic space plane has landed at Vandenberg Air Force base after a classified mission. (June 16, 2012)

Enterprise and Discovery Space Shuttles Meet Nose-to-Nose at Smithsonian
Space Shuttles Enterprise, left, and Discovery meet nose-to-nose at the beginning of a transfer ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. (April 19, 2012)

Space Shuttle Columbia Debris Revealed by Texas Drought
Possible debris from the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003 has been spotted in a Texas lake. (August 2, 2011)

Final Atlantis Landing Brings End to NASA's Space Shuttle Era
NASA's amazing 30-year-long Space Shuttle era came to an end early this morning with the final landing of Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (July 21, 2011)

Endeavour Embarks on its Final Voyage
NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour launched for its final mission today. (May 16, 2011)

NASA Kennedy Space Center Employees Created a Human Space Shuttle
NASA Kennedy Space Center employees created a human space shuttle on March 22nd to honor the Space Shuttle Program's 30-year legacy and the people who contribute to safely processing, launching and landing the vehicle. (April 3, 2011)

Design for the Columbia Memorial Space Science Learning Center
Commemorating the 4th anniversary of the Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy, the Miami-based architecture firm Arquitectonica unveiled its design for the Columbia Memorial Space Science Learning Center in Downey, California. (April 6, 2007)

Discovery Space Shuttle Lands Successfully
A successful landing by the Discovery Space Shuttle on Tuesday brought a big sigh of relief around the world. (August 10, 2005)

Discovery Given OK for Return Flight
NASA has declared the Discovery space shuttle safe to return home after an unprecedented spacewalk where astronaut Stephen Robinson removed two fabric strips from the underbelly of the spacecraft. (August 4, 2005)

NASA Halts Future Shuttle Missions
The BBC reports that NASA has halted future shuttle flights after footage showed foam falling from Discovery's external tank. (July 28, 2005)