Space Shuttle News


Mission Press Releases

  • Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Final Landing of Shuttle Atlantis
    Governor of Texas - Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Posted on: 7/22/2011 12:22:06 AM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson Salutes NASA's Space Shuttle Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Posted on: 7/22/2011 12:21:39 AM PDT

  • AIAA Hails End of Space Shuttle Era, Looks with Confidence to Future of Human Space Flight
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Posted on: 7/21/2011 4:02:31 PM PDT

  • Final Shuttle Crew Answers Student Questions From Space
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Posted on: 7/15/2011 2:55:54 AM PDT

  • NASA Astronaut Steve Lindsey Leaves The Agency
    Johnson Space Center - Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Posted on: 7/14/2011 7:32:06 PM PDT

  • NASA Glenn Employees Gather for the Final Shuttle Launch and to Celebrate the Space Shuttle Program
    Glenn Research Center - Friday, July 1, 2011
    Posted on: 7/1/2011 8:11:48 PM PDT

  • Space Shuttle, Station Sighting Opportunities Available May 27, 29
    Ames Research Center - Monday, May 23, 2011
    Posted on: 5/24/2011 2:08:25 AM PDT

  • NASA Langley Plays a Role in Shuttle Endeavour's Last Mission
    Langley Research Center - Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Posted on: 4/26/2011 6:56:21 PM PDT

  • Chaffetz Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Direct One of Four Orbiters to Houston
    U.S. House of Representatives - Friday, April 15, 2011
    Posted on: 4/15/2011 1:47:10 PM PDT

  • KSC Home to Shuttle Atlantis
    Kennedy Space Center - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:29:07 PM PDT

  • California Science Center Selected To Receive Space Shuttle Endeavour
    California Science Center - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:28:28 PM PDT

  • Brown Statement on NASA Shuttle Announcement
    Sen. Sherrod Brown - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:14:29 PM PDT

  • Austria Calls Shuttle Announcement a Disservice to the Midwest
    U.S. House of Representatives - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:14:08 PM PDT

  • Brady lauds JSC Achievements, Honors Sacrifices and calls today's decision "tawdry politics"
    U.S. House of Representatives - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:13:49 PM PDT

  • Cornyn Statement On Administration's Failure To Retire Orbiter To Rightful Home In Houston
    Sen. Cornyn - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:13:01 PM PDT

  • Hutchison Statement on Shuttle Orbiter Decision
    Sen. Hutchison - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:12:40 PM PDT

  • Olson Statement on Shuttle Orbiter Decision
    Rep. Pete Olson - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:12:16 PM PDT

  • Hall Statement On Decision Not To Retire A Shuttle In Houston
    Rep. Hall - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 5:11:49 PM PDT

  • Statement from NASA JSC Director Concerning Announcement of Space Shuttle Orbiter Display Locations
    Johnson Space Center - Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Posted on: 4/13/2011 12:11:36 AM PDT

  • NASA to Hold 30th Anniversary Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center and Announce Permanent Space Shuttle Locations
    NASA HQ - Monday, April 11, 2011
    Posted on: 4/11/2011 8:13:35 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Wayne Hale's NASA Blog: Stormy Weather
    NASA Blogs - July 5, 2009
    Posted on: 7/5/2009 5:01:42 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: Final Memorandum on the Review of the Space Shuttle Liquid Hydrogen Fuel Tank Sensors
    NASA Office of Inspector General - January 12, 2009
    Posted on: 1/12/2009 9:48:23 AM PDT

  • NASA Request for Information on Space Shuttle Orbiter and Space Shuttle Main Engine Placement
    NASA HQ - December 17, 2008
    Posted on: 12/17/2008 9:23:12 PM PDT

  • GAO: NASA Faces Challenges Defining Scope and Costs of Space Shuttle Transition and Retirement
    Government Accountability Office - September 30, 2008
    Posted on: 9/30/2008 2:28:41 PM PDT

  • NASA OIG: Final Memorandum on the Review of Rocket Segment Handling
    NASA Office of Inspector General - September 5, 2008
    Posted on: 9/5/2008 6:51:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Internal Email: Shuttle Extension Assessment
    Johnson Space Center - August 29, 2008
    Posted on: 8/29/2008 11:08:00 AM PDT

  • Wayne Hale's NASA Blog: Shutting Down the Shuttle
    NASA Blogs - August 28, 2008
    Posted on: 8/28/2008 8:22:20 AM PDT

  • NASA Solicitation: Space Flight Awareness
    NASA HQ - August 1, 2008
    Posted on: 8/1/2008 10:23:32 AM PDT

  • NASA Notice: National Environmental Policy Act: Disposition of Space Shuttle Program's Real and Personal Property
    NASA HQ - July 11, 2008
    Posted on: 7/11/2008 8:12:32 AM PDT

  • NASA Shuttle to Constellation Workforce Transition Strategy Report
    NASA HQ - April 1, 2008
    Posted on: 4/1/2008 10:20:31 AM PDT

  • NASA STS-123 Execute Package FD03
    Johnson Space Center - March 12, 2008
    Posted on: 3/12/2008 8:56:39 PM PDT

  • Notice of availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Space Shuttle Program transition and property disposal.
    NASA HQ - February 25, 2008
    Posted on: 2/25/2008 7:57:47 AM PDT

  • NASA Internal Memo From Wayne Hale to the Space Shuttle Team
    Johnson Space Center - February 22, 2008
    Posted on: 2/22/2008 11:10:40 AM PDT

  • NASA KSC Solicitation: Space Flight Awareness Honorees Guided Tour of the Kennedy Space Center
    Kennedy Space Center - February 1, 2008
    Posted on: 2/1/2008 4:34:58 PM PDT

  • HR 4837 Spacefaring Priorities for America's Continued Exploration Act (Full Text)
    U.S. House of Representatives - December 22, 2007
    Posted on: 12/22/2007 1:12:35 PM PDT

  • Text of Conference Amendment by Rep. Dave Weldon to Force NASA to Ensure That Space Shuttle Can Continue to Fly Beyond 2010
    Rep. Dave Weldon - December 7, 2007
    Posted on: 12/9/2007 10:22:08 AM PDT

  • Testimony by NASA Administrator Mike Griffin: The Space Program after The Shuttle is retired
    NASA HQ - November 15, 2007
    Posted on: 11/15/2007 9:16:20 AM PDT

  • NASA STS-120 SR&QA MER Status Flight Day 12 Report
    Johnson Space Center - November 5, 2007
    Posted on: 11/5/2007 5:37:43 AM PDT

  • Members Hail Successful Discovery Launch - Applaud First All-Female Leadership of Shuttle and ISS
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - October 23, 2007
    Posted on: 10/23/2007 6:51:14 PM PDT

  • NASA MSFC Solicitation: Space Shuttle Reusable Solid Rocket Motor
    Marshall Space Flight Center - October 5, 2007
    Posted on: 10/5/2007 4:32:07 PM PDT