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...

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...

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...

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...

Texans share memories of crew members

...communication to mission control was lost. The shuttle disintegrated over Texas shortly before it was expected to land at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In north Texas, several residents reported hearing "a big bang" at about 9 a.m., the same time...

Lost history saddens shuttle builder

...in a telephone interview from Atlanta, noting that as NASA's lead engineer he worked on the Columbia at the Kennedy Space Center with a team of about 40 engineers. "My heartbreak is the loss of one hope that I've had for years - that Columbia...

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Augusta shuttle pilot will have to wait

...want to view the launch from Kennedy Space Center should apply now for launch-viewing...marketing representative for the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center. About 1...to Car Passes, PA-PASS, Kennedy Space Center, Fla. 32899. Be sure to...

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