Space Station above Ionian Sea

Space Station above Ionian Sea

This spectacular image of the International Space Station over Italy and Greece, above the vast Ionian Sea, taken by a crew member of the space shuttle Endeavour during the STS-118 mission.    Image credit: NASA

By | Dec 2, 2012|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

Endeavour through the streets of L.A. [video]

Endeavour through the streets of Los Angeles

The space shuttle Endeavour maneuvered through the streets of L.A., at the same time cable technicians raise their cherry pickers to watch and photograph, on its way to its new home at the California Science Center. Image credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls.

By | Oct 18, 2012|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Endeavour over Los Angeles [video]

Endeavour over Los Angeles

Endeavour looks incredible flying over Los Angeles en route to LAX. It was the last flight for this space shuttle, as it completed its tour of California skies and landed, atop NASA‘s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), a modified 747 jetliner, for the last time.   Image credit: Stephen Confer.    http://astroimages.photoshelter.com/

By | Sep 27, 2012|Categories: Aviation, Space|Tags: , , , |

Endeavour atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft [updated]

Space Shuttle Endeavour atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

Space shuttle Endeavour is seen atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), a modified 747 Jumbo jetliner, at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.   Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls  

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By | Sep 21, 2012|Categories: Aviation, Space|Tags: , , |

The Flight Deck of Endeavour

The Flight Deck of Endeavour

The flight deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour, the youngest shuttle and the second to last ever launched. The numerous panels and displays allowed the computer-controlled orbiter to enter the top of Earth’s atmosphere at greater than the speed of sound and (thirty minutes later) land on a runway like an airplane.  Image Credit Ben Cooper (Launch Photography)

By | Apr 21, 2012|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

Space Shuttle 30 years…Thank you NASA! (best pictures)

Space shuttle

The Nasa space shuttle has been launched 135 times, carrying 355 astronauts a total of 870 million kilometres. The first launch of the space shuttle was on April 12, 1981, with the launch of space shuttle Columbia. Four other shuttles – Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour – were made.

By | Jul 11, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , |

Brothers in Arms


The STS-134 crew pose for a group photograph shortly after landing aboard the space shuttle Endeavour at the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center, Wednesday, June 1, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

By | Jun 2, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |

Crescent Earth and Solar Panels

Crescent Earth

Intersecting the thin line of Earth’s atmosphere, International Space

By | May 29, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Endeavour Rising


The space shuttle Endeavour launching to orbit, view from the window of an airplane at just the right place and time.

By | May 25, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |

All in Endeavour’s day work


The International Space Station’s solar array panels and the Earth are featured in this image photographed by an astronaut

By | May 23, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , |