The space shuttle Discovery is set to land for the last time Wednesday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will then be sent off to the Smithsonian for retirement as NASA shuts down the shuttle program.
Space shuttle Discovery, NASA's oldest surviving space shuttle and the beloved workhorse of the fleet, rocketed up into the sky on Thursday afternoon for a bittersweet final voyage.Discovery's final countdown was a nail-biter.
A space shuttle that has racked up an impressive list of firsts is about to add one more — it will soon become the first in NASA's fleet to be retired.Space shuttle Discovery made its debut back in 1984, with a satellite-deploying spin through space that included a congratulatory phone call to the c
You never know what you'll see on your lunch hour within a few blocks of the NPR headquarters here in D.C. Presidential motorcades make the rounds regularly, and we once saw the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile cruise by.
The International Dark-sky Association has named the English Channel Island of Sark its first dark sky island.There are billions and billions of stars in the sky, but most people in the developed world can only see a handful of them. The reason for that is light pollution.