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STS-124 day 1 highlights

The highlights from shuttle Discovery's launch day are packaged into this movie.


STS-82: In review

The second servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope was accomplished in Feb. 1997 when the shuttle astronauts replaced a pair of instruments and other internal equipment on the observatory.


STS-81: In review

The fifth shuttle docking mission to the space station Mir launched astronaut Jerry Linenger to begin his long-duration stay on the complex and brought John Blaha back to Earth.


Delta 4-Heavy launch

The first operational Delta 4-Heavy rocket launches the final Defense Support Program missile warning satellite for the Air Force.

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Tower rolled back for Delta 2 launch of GLAST
Posted: June 11, 2008

The United Launch Alliance Delta 2-Heavy rocket stands ready for liftoff from Cape Canaveral's pad 17B following rollback of the mobile service tower. The rocket will launch into orbit NASA's GLAST gamma-ray observatory.

Photo credit: Carleton Bailie for United Launch Alliance

Photo credit: Carleton Bailie for United Launch Alliance