April 16, 1972, Apollo 16 lifted off the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The destination for this fifth lunar landing was a region in the Descartes Highlands area of the Moon. [...]
After years of planning and testing, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is finally nearing its launch date. The telescope is named for James E. Webb, who was the administrator [...]
A New Dragon gets its Wings!
Crew 3 Endurance Prepares to Launch as Crew 2 Endeavour Returns to Earth
The Dragon Spacecraft named Endeavour returned to Earth on Monday, November the 8th with a nighttime splash down off the Florida coast at 10:33 p.m. EST. The [...]
On May 18, 1969, the Apollo 10 mission lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was the only Apollo mission to launch from Launch Complex 39B. The purpose of the Apollo 10 [...]
On Sunday, May 2, the astronauts of NASA’s Crew-1 mission returned to Earth in a parachute-assisted splashdown at 2:56 a.m. EDT off the coast of Panama City, Florida. Crew-1 launched on [...]