Space Shuttle Discovery's astronauts aim to stow an Italian moving van in the shuttle's cargo bay today before their departure this week from the International Space Station and a return to Kennedy Space Center.
50 years ago Sputnik was launched and the space race began. Now Florida officials are bracing for the next 50 years and working to make sure the Space Coast’s economic engine does not stall after the shuttle.
NASA charted a course Thursday for fixing shuttle Atlantis, but a mission to deliver a new science lab to the International Space Station likely will be pushed back a few days if not weeks, an official said.
Despite concerns by two NASA officials, the shuttle Discovery is still scheduled for lift-off on Saturday. NASA Administrator Michael Griffin on Friday said he expects small pieces of foam will come off during lift-off, but nothing...