Away from the Firing Room, the Shuttle Launch Director represents the men and women who help put people in space.
After a wait of more than 20 years, "hope" arrived at the International Space Station during space shuttle Discovery's STS-124 mission.
NASA expects repairs to a flame trench wall to be completed before the next space shuttle mission.
Women astronauts have established their place in space, but it was the flight of Sally Ride 25 years ago that paved their road to the stars.
Calm, confident and careful still define the people who give the ultimate "go" to launch a spacecraft.
NASA astronauts don't go into space aboard the shuttle without a pressure suit.
NASA and Disney are joining forces for education, and that means a ride into orbit for space ranger Buzz Lightyear.
Drill simulates sea rescue of shuttle astronauts.
For three days NASA and contractor employees practiced safety training on Launch Pad 39B.
The cargo aboard the space shuttle Discovery on mission STS-124 is now ready for the culmination of its 23-year journey to the International Space Station.
'Hope' has a home in space plus Dextre's two arms are better than one.
The crew of STS-122 delivered and installed the European-built Columbus laboratory during its 13-day mission.
A fairly unknown, but hugely important environment exists under the launch pads.
Heights test painters' senses, stomachs.
Space shuttle Endeavour's next flight to the International Space Station will truly be an international endeavor.
Space shuttle Atlantis is carrying a set of starter's flags for the Daytona 500 to help mark the race's 50th anniversary.
NASA remembers the crew of Columbia's STS-107 mission.
Specialists applied a delicate touch and refined ingenuity to design and repair an electrical connector to be used by space shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-122.
The EuTEF platform will allow experiments on the outside of the International Space Station.
STS-122 astronaut Leland Melvin describes how space shuttle crews communicate a lot like a quarterbacks and receivers.