space shuttle program

Will Houston Continue to be “Space City”? Who knows?
For nearly 50 years, Houston has been ground zero for the United States space program.  When NASA chose Houston as the location for its manned space flight center in the early '60s, it became known around the world as "Space City".  Sadly, with the demise of the spac…
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.