Space Program

End of an Era For America’s Space Program
There was stark symbolism in the night time landing of the space shuttle Atlantis early today in Florida.  As Atlantis came down in the darkness, ending 30 years of shuttle missions, the entire American space program also went into the dark.  No one can say for sure when the sun will rise …
NASA Recovers Stolen Lunar Dust
A small amount of moon dust that was stolen after it was brought to Earth by the Apollo 11 mission has been recovered and returned to the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Space Shuttle Endeavour on the Way Home, For the Last Time
The Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew of six has undocked from the International Space Station and is coming home, to close out NASA's next-to-last shuttle flight.  They paused just long enough to do a victory lap and test equipment for a future interplanetary ship.

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