NASA welcomed home the last crew of the space shuttle Endeavour with a ceremony at Houston's Johnson Space Center on Thursday, a day after their return from the orbiter's final flight.
Space shuttle Endeavour lands at Kennedy Space Center, completing its 25th and final mission.
The space shuttle Endeavour landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Wednesday, completing its 25th and final mission -- the next-to-last mission for NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program.
After more than 15 days in space, the six crew members of the Endeavour made final preparations to return to Earth Wednesday on its final mission and the next-to-final mission for NASA's 30-year-old space shuttle program.
CNN's John King talks to the crew of space shuttle Endeavour about their final moments in space.
The space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station for the last time late Sunday, as the craft nears the end of its final mission.
Astronaut Mark Kelly talks about his decision to carry out his mission on shuttle Endeavour.
NASA officials describe a malfunction in mission specialist Greg Chamitoff's suit during Endeavour's first shceduled spacewalk.
The space shuttle Endeavour launches for its final mission and is scheduled to return June 1.
On the morning of the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, Lloyd Behrendt paced the floor of NASA's news center at the Kennedy Space Center, rubbing elbows with reporters while keeping an eye on the countdown clock.
The Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head just four months ago sat comfortably Monday morning, watching and cheering as the space shuttle Endeavour, with her husband aboard, took off on its final voyage.
Thanks to positive results on all pre-flight checks, NASA officials on Saturday unanimously gave the go-ahead for the Monday launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords arrived safely Sunday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where she is expected to be among half a million people gathering Monday to view the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA said.
The final launch of space shuttle Endeavour is now scheduled for May 16 after a delay caused by an electrical fault, NASA said Monday.
The launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, originally scheduled for April 29, has been delayed again, NASA said Friday.
The rescheduled launch date of the space shuttle Endeavour, whose mission was scrubbed last week due to an electrical problem, remained uncertain Wednesday, but sources told CNN the next liftoff could be as late as May 13.
A 50-acre brush fire burned Wednesday about three miles from a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center, but the fire posed no danger to the countdown for Friday's launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, NASA said.
The final launch of space shuttle Endeavour, originally set for Friday and then delayed until Monday, now will not occur before May 10 at 11:21 a.m., officials said.
A plan to launch the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday has been scrubbed, and a new launch likely will not come before the end of the week at the earliest, officials said Sunday.
President Obama tours the devastation from this week's tornadoes in Alabama, and then travels to Cape Canaveral.
NASA may decide Sunday morning whether the delayed final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour will occur Monday afternoon, the space agency said.
The scheduled launch of the space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed to check the shuttle's heaters, NASA says.
The final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour was delayed Friday, temporarily putting off what promised to be an emotional moment for the mission's commander.
For Mark Kelly, commander of space shuttle Endeavour, there was good news leading up to the launch.
When the space shuttle Endeavour blasts off, it will mark the orbiter's last voyage and the second-to-last mission in the 30-year-long space shuttle program.
The final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour was delayed Friday, temporarily putting off what promised to be an emotional moment for mission's commander.
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen describes how Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to fly, despite her head injury.
For Space Shuttle Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly, there was wonderful news leading up to the launch. His wife, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is there to watch the lift off.
Gabrielle Giffords has boarded a flight at Ellington Field in Houston and is awaiting departure to Kennedy Space Center.
As Space Shuttle Endeavour gears up for its 25th and final mission, its first commander is nostalgic but hopeful about the prospects of space exploration.
For the commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour, Mark Kelly, there was good, no, wonderful news, leading up to the launch. His wife, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, is there to watch less than four months after a bullet tore through her head and nearly took her life.
NASA announced Tuesday the new retirement homes for the four remaining space shuttles -- three historic orbiters and the program's test vehicle.
Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space -- the date was April 12, 1961. Twenty years later on April 12, astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen got on board the space shuttle Columbia, a craft that looked more like a plane that a rocket ship. It launched an entirely new era in space flight.
Museums around the country are trying to get their hands on a space shuttle orbiter. CNN's John Zarrella reports.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, recovering from being shot in the head in a January assassination attempt, is planning to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour that will be commanded by her husband, Capt. Mark Kelly, her spokeswoman said Friday.
The launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, originally scheduled for April 19, has been delayed until April 29, NASA said Monday.
NASA engineers will begin detailed inspections of space shuttle Endeavour Saturday, two days after thunderstorms, hail and a lightning strike near the launch pad caused minor damage to the spacecraft.
A powerful storm including a lightning strike in the launch pad area caused minor damage to the space shuttle Endeavour, a NASA official said Thursday.
The six astronauts for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission arrive in Florida for the launch dress rehearsal.
Sinatra has been there. So have Elton John, Madonna and the Beatles. Could Brian Plunkett be next?
The crew of the space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to hold a news conference Thursday in Houston ahead of next month's final mission for the spacecraft.
Work on the final flight of the space shuttle Endeavour resumed Tuesday morning, just one day after a NASA contract worker fell to his death at the launch pad.
A man fell to his death while working at the launchpad for Endeavour's final flight. WKMG reports.
In a rare night landing, space shuttle Endeavour touches down in Florida after a two-week mission.
The space shuttle Endeavour landed Sunday night at Kennedy Space Center after a two-week mission to the international space station.
The international space station now has a room with a view -- and oh, what a view it is.
Shuttle Endeavour astronauts complete their second spacewalk on their mission to the International Space Station.
Two astronauts from the shuttle Endeavour completed a 6.5 hour spacewalk outside the international space station.
Space shuttle Endeavour docks with the international space station after completing a three-day orbital chase.
As they head toward a rendezvous with the international space station, crew members of the space shuttle Endeavour are checking for any signs of damage after Monday's early morning launch.
On the eve of Sunday's launch of space shuttle Endeavour, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said he supports President Obama's goal of making the space industry a commercial venture, but is concerned about potential job losses at the agency.
The space shuttle Endeavour lifted off from Kennedy Space Center for a two week mission to the International Space Station.
The space shuttle Endeavour lifted off from Kennedy Space Center early Monday on a two-week mission to the international space station.
NASA decides to put the shuttle Endeavour's launch on hold.
Mission managers moved forward Sunday night with the first steps toward a second try at launching the space shuttle Endeavor, giving the "go" for filling the shuttle's external fuel tank.
NASA will launch Space Shuttle Endeavour on February 7, which will be the first of five launches this year before the shuttle fleet is retired.
The crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour returned to earth on Friday morning after spending 16 days in space.
It's the biggest meeting ever so far from Earth.
Space Shuttle Endeavour docs with the International Space Station.
NASA is not "overly concerned" about three small dings on the side of space shuttle Endeavour caused when foam debris fell from its fuel tank following liftoff, a shuttle manager said Thursday.
The space shuttle Endeavour lifted off en route to the international space station Wednesday evening after several days of weather delays.
Weather delays the launch of space shuttle Endeavour for the second straight day.
Weather forced NASA on Monday to scrub a launch of space shuttle Endeavour, marking the spacecraft's third takeoff postponement in three days and fifth since mid-June.
NASA said Saturday it has postponed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour for at least 24 hours after lightning struck nearly a dozen times near the launch pad.
Lucky 13: NASA, the U.S. space agency, is counting on it.
CNN's John Zarrella reports NASA ready with rescue shuttle if Atlantis and crew in trouble.
With space shuttle Atlantis on its way to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, that leaves one shuttle, Endeavour, at the ready on the other launch pad here.
Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely Sunday afternoon at California's Edwards Air Force Base after NASA waved off two opportunities for a Florida landing because of poor weather.
Space shuttle Endeavour lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California as bad weather prevents the planned landing in Florida.
Things didn't go quite according to plan for astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper during her spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Tuesday.
CNN's Miles O'Brien reports on space shuttle Endeavour docking with the International Space Station.
The international space station's three crew members Sunday welcomed aboard space shuttle Endeavour's seven astronauts, who arrived to help install more living areas and upgrade amenities.
Space shuttle Endeavour takes flight on a mission to the International Space Station.
NASA said Saturday that the day-old mission of space shuttle Endeavour, which is carrying seven astronauts to the international space station, is going smoothly despite problems with a lost thermal blanket and a malfunctioning antenna.
Riding a brilliant tower of flame into the night sky, the space shuttle Endeavour left Earth on Friday, carrying seven astronauts on a 15-day mission to the international space station.
Space shuttle Endeavour lands at Kennedy Space Center after a two-week mission.
NASA holds a news conference to discuss the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour.
In a rare night launch, the shuttle Endeavour and its crew take off to on a mission to the international space station.
Endeavour leaves space station
Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the international space station a day early Sunday, as NASA kept a wary eye on Hurricane Dean.
No tile repair for shuttle
The two pilots who will guide shuttle Endeavour back to Earth next week said Friday they are "absolutely 100 percent" behind NASA's decision to skip repairs to the deep gouge on their spaceship's belly.
The space shuttle Endeavour began its return to Earth Tuesday morning. Commander Scott Kelly and pilot Charles Hobaugh fired Endeavour's engines at 11:25 a.m. ET to begin the descent to Earth.
Their mission cut short by Hurricane Dean, astronauts aboard the shuttle Endeavour wrapped up their work in orbit Monday and prepared to come home.
NASA on Saturday ordered space shuttle Endeavour back to Earth a day early out of fear that Hurricane Dean might disrupt flight operations.
The ghosts of Challenger and Columbia notwithstanding, NASA's top mission manager decides the gouged shuttle Endeavour can withstand re-entry without repair
Two days after liftoff, a gouge is discovered on the underside of the space shuttle. Whether or not it needs fixing, it's already re-ignited safety concerns