Space Shuttle Mission Status News




Mission Press Releases

  • Final External Tank At Michoud Embarks On New Mission Of Discovery
    Michoud Assembly Facility - Friday, April 8, 2016
    Posted on: 4/9/2016 1:48:38 AM PDT

  • California Science Center to Announce Details for Mission 26: ET Comes Home
    California Science Center - Thursday, March 3, 2016
    Posted on: 3/3/2016 4:38:02 PM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson Statement on NASA's Day of Remembrance
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, January 28, 2016
    Posted on: 1/28/2016 8:40:50 PM PDT

  • Smith, Babin on NASA Day of Remembrance
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Thursday, January 28, 2016
    Posted on: 1/28/2016 8:35:14 PM PDT

  • Maine Native and NASA Astronaut Honors Space Shuttle Challenger Astronauts
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, January 20, 2016
    Posted on: 1/20/2016 9:21:09 PM PDT

  • California Science Center Donates Water Tanks To NASA's International Space Station
    California Science Center - Friday, August 21, 2015
    Posted on: 8/21/2015 11:44:24 PM PDT

  • 'Forever Remembered' Exhibit Honoring Challenger and Columbia Opens at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
    Kennedy Space Center - Saturday, June 27, 2015
    Posted on: 6/27/2015 11:14:30 PM PDT

  • Donna Edwards Statement on the 32nd Anniversary of the First Space Shuttle Mission
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Friday, April 12, 2013
    Posted on: 4/13/2013 1:46:00 AM PDT

  • NASA Ames Research Center Observes Day of Remembrance Feb. 1
    Ames Research Center - Monday, January 28, 2013
    Posted on: 1/28/2013 10:17:17 PM PDT

  • NASA Observes Day of Remembrance Feb. 1
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 28, 2013
    Posted on: 1/28/2013 10:16:51 PM PDT

  • NASA Johnson Space Center Joins Columbia Memorial In Hemphill
    Johnson Space Center - Friday, January 25, 2013
    Posted on: 1/26/2013 1:21:15 AM PDT

  • Talk Looks Inside Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
    Langley Research Center - Friday, September 28, 2012
    Posted on: 9/29/2012 12:45:00 AM PDT

  • Shuttle Endeavour Flyover of Northern California Postponed to Sept. 21
    Ames Research Center - Monday, September 17, 2012
    Posted on: 9/18/2012 1:11:57 AM PDT

  • Philadelphia Eagles To Honor NASA Astronaut Chris Ferguson During Monday Night Football Nov. 7
    - Monday, October 31, 2011
    Posted on: 11/1/2011 12:10:09 AM PDT

  • NASA's Space Shuttle Crew Members Host Tweetup in Washington
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Posted on: 9/29/2011 2:24:28 AM PDT

  • Crew Members of Final Shuttle Mission Visit Glenn Research Center
    Glenn Research Center - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    Posted on: 9/14/2011 9:39:45 PM PDT

  • Space Shuttle Crew to Discuss Final Mission at NASA Ames
    Ames Research Center - Friday, August 19, 2011
    Posted on: 8/19/2011 2:39:40 PM PDT

  • Penultimate Space Shuttle Crew Discusses Recent Mission
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Posted on: 7/28/2011 4:58:00 PM PDT

  • Next Space Station Crew Available For Media Interviews
    General Story - Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 4:55:17 PM PDT

  • NASA's Space Shuttle Scheduled to Return to Earth for Final Time Thursday
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 3:39:13 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA Award: Demolish Shuttle Mate Demate Device
    Dryden Flight Research Center - April 30, 2014
    Posted on: 4/30/2014 2:56:37 PM PDT

  • Preview Video: Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope
    PBS - January 21, 2013
    Posted on: 1/21/2013 10:09:02 PM PDT

  • Photo: Endeavour Makes Its Final Journey
    NASA History Division - October 15, 2012
    Posted on: 10/15/2012 1:01:17 PM PDT

  • STS-135 Crew Visit to NASA Ames
    Ames Research Center - August 19, 2011
    Posted on: 8/19/2011 2:33:07 PM PDT

  • Photo: Space Shuttle Orbiters "Discovery" and "Endeavour"
    Kennedy Space Center - August 10, 2011
    Posted on: 8/11/2011 2:36:24 PM PDT

  • Crew Heads Home After Final Shuttle Mission
    Johnson Space Center - July 22, 2011
    Posted on: 7/22/2011 4:45:13 PM PDT

  • Photo: Last Space Shuttle Re-entry As Seen By Humans Still in Orbit
    NASA HQ - July 21, 2011
    Posted on: 7/21/2011 7:03:39 PM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 Report #27 9:30 a.m. CDT Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Johnson Space Center - July 21, 2011
    Posted on: 7/21/2011 2:49:41 PM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 Report #26 Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 8:30 p.m. CDT
    Johnson Space Center - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/21/2011 4:13:43 AM PDT

  • Crew Prepares for Final Shuttle Landing
    Johnson Space Center - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/21/2011 4:13:02 AM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 Report #25 3:30 p.m. CDT Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Johnson Space Center - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 11:18:52 PM PDT

  • Atlantis Deploys Final Payload PicoSat
    Johnson Space Center - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 4:53:17 PM PDT

  • Atlantis' Reaction Control System Jets Fire Normally
    Johnson Space Center - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 4:53:04 PM PDT

  • Astronauts Wrapping Up Preparations for Landing Early Thursday
    Johnson Space Center - July 20, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 4:52:41 PM PDT

  • Landing Preparations on Last Full Day in Space for Atlantis
    Johnson Space Center - July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 3:41:03 AM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 Report #24 Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 9 p.m. CDT
    Johnson Space Center - July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 3:36:54 AM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 Report #23 4 p.m. CDT Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Johnson Space Center - July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/20/2011 3:36:29 AM PDT

  • STS-135 Crew Completes Late Inspection
    Johnson Space Center - July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/19/2011 4:08:41 PM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 MCC Status: Atlantis Separates From International Space Station
    Johnson Space Center - July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/19/2011 1:50:22 PM PDT

  • NASA STS-135 MCC Status: Late Inspection Begins
    Johnson Space Center - July 19, 2011
    Posted on: 7/19/2011 1:49:49 PM PDT