Mourners drawn to shrine at space center gates

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- One week to the moment...Saturday outside the gates of Johnson Space Center and gazed at the mounds of flowers...the seven Columbia astronauts, Kennedy Space Center Director Roy Bridges, a former shuttle...

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 lunar...

Apollo 13 commander, flight director speak at GRU

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

Bush leads solemn tribute to fallen astronauts

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- Led by President Bush...memorial service, held at NASA's Johnson Space Center, opened with in invocation by a Navy...space agency who is based at Johnson Space Center, said that passion for space exploration...

NASA launches new Mission Control

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- It was just past midnight...a nondescript building at the Johnson Space Center. Data flashed on their monitors, their...Center. The complex replaced Johnson Space Center's original Mission Control, which...

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NASA still has more questions than answers

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- One week after the space...Mission Control at Houston's Johnson Space Center had indicated severe damage. Dittemore...minutes away from landing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the astronauts' families...

End of shuttle program will sting on coast of Florida

...Fla. --- Workers at Kennedy Space Center always knew the end of the shuttle...local president of the union for space center firefighters, paramedics and workers...Crisafulli, who has been at the space center for nearly 23 years.Space workers...

Glenn craves more time in orbit

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- With his historic and likely final voyage into space winding...for the scheduled 12:04 p.m. EST touchdown at Florida's Kennedy Space Center. A steering thruster in Discovery's rear section failed, but NASA...

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Discovery, Mir complete last linkup

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- Completing a historic last linkup, space shuttle Discovery...southern Russia. The shuttle is due to land back at Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Friday, wrapping up NASA's ninth and last docking mission. "Each...

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Astronaut waits for trip to space

SPACE CENTER, Houston -- Without fuss or fanfare, Bill Shepherd has emerged as a...2 years Shepherd's been married, he has commuted between Johnson Space Center in Houston and Star City cosmonaut headquarters outside Moscow. "This...

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