Apollo 13 astronaut, flight director to speak at GRU

...Apollo 13 was to be the third mission to land on the moon. It launched at 2:13 p.m. on April 11, 1970, at Kennedy Space Center. The crew consisted of Lovell; John L. Swigert Jr., the command module pilot; and Fred W. Haise Jr., the...

End of shuttle program will sting on coast of Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. --- Workers at Kennedy Space Center always knew the end of the shuttle program would...eliminated.At the height of the shuttle program, Kennedy Space Center had 17,000 employees who mostly worked for private...

With Hubble flying free, astronauts `ready for a margarita'

...space shuttle Discovery was scheduled to land at Kennedy Space Center early Friday, ending a 10-day mission that included...opposed to climbing over the space telescope," Kennedy Space Center spokesman Bruce Buckingham said. George Washington...

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Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

...needing to travel to the launch site at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, where NASA will honor Armstrong on Monday with...The five-day festival runs through Sunday.The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will have an appearance Sunday by...

What were Augusta's top stories since 1964?

...nice scene from St. Augustine, Fla. Dennis and Norma Barr, of North Augusta, were also in Florida, at the Kennedy Space Center ? "A great experience ... but oh so hot!"The Messers, of Aiken, were having a good time in Alabama...

William Frey Jr.

...Marine and WWII veteran who served in the Pacific Theater. He played a key role in the Apollo space program at Kennedy Space Center with the Army's Corp of Engineers and later served in combat development for the Department of Defense at Fort...

NASA braces for Hurricane Floyd

...spokesman George Diller said as Kennedy Space Center's approximately 12,500...offshore, forecasters have warned Kennedy Space Center to expect 150 mph wind on Wednesday...NASA planned to close down the Kennedy Space Center by midnight Monday, leaving...

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NASA seeks users for shuttle runway and other facilities

...to demonstrate is that the Kennedy Space Center is willing to support missions...shuttle landings. Officials at Kennedy Space Center started seeking proposals for...logo at news conferences. Kennedy Space Center officials also used the Fossett...

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Timeline of last flight of space shuttle Columbia

...flight of space shuttle Columbia. All times EST. Jan. 16, 10:39 a.m. - Columbia rockets into orbit from Kennedy Space Center. Feb. 1, 8:15 a.m. - Columbia fires braking rockets, streaks toward touchdown. 9 a.m. - Mission Control...

Workers who launched Columbia honor crew with service at planned landing strip

...describe." The ceremony at Kennedy Space Center was held in the same area where...clouds loomed over much of the Kennedy Space Center during most of the 1 1/2 -hour...Clark and Ramon. Many of the Kennedy Space Center workers were involved intimately...