Watch this gorgeous time-lapse video of Endeavour's epic journey…

Bryan Chan has put together an extraordinary time-lapse video chronicling the agonizing twists and turns made by the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it made its 19 km (12 mile) journey through Los Angeles to the California Science Center. [LA Times] » 10/19/12 6:25am 10/19/12 6:25am

Space Shuttle Endeavour takes its final trip through the streets of Los…

The retired space shuttle Endeavour rolled into its final home this morning, the California Science Center at Exposition Park. But before being put out to pasture, Endeavour got one final ride this weekend, through the streets of Los Angeles, treating locals to the surreal sight of a space shuttle in their midst. » 10/14/12 1:00pm 10/14/12 1:00pm

This concept art from the Shuttle Program's early days is gorgeous,…

The arrival of Endeavour in Los Angeles last week has been described by many as the final note in the coda to NASA's shuttle program. To commemorate its end, we turned to the program's beginnings, where we discovered a stunning assortment of high resolution concept art. (If you've been hunting for a new background… » 9/25/12 8:20am 9/25/12 8:20am

Space Shuttle Endeavour lands for the very last time

It's wheels down one last time for Endeavour. Following a cross country trip that began three days ago in Florida, the iconic Space shuttle (the last to ever take flight) has landed at Los Angeles International Airport atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. » 9/21/12 4:30pm 9/21/12 4:30pm

Space shuttle Endeavour’s journey to museum will require 400 trees to…

Next month, the retired space shuttle Endeavour will be making a 12-mile journey to its final resting place at a Los Angeles museum. But to get there, local officials will have to make way for the 112-foot-long, 78-foot-wide, and 5-storey-tall behemoth. And in order to do so they'll have to remove 400 trees, and… » 9/19/12 11:20am 9/19/12 11:20am

Six Daleks are en route to NASA's Stennis Space Center disguised as…

NASA says they're "Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne engines" from space shuttles Endeavour and Atlantis... but we think they look an awful lot like incognito Dalek shipping containers. » 1/12/12 8:45am 1/12/12 8:45am

Mars rover Opportunity is about to embark on a new mission, looking for…

Things can be pretty slow-going on the red planet for NASA's Mars rover Opportunity. Since January of 2004, the solar-powered Opportunity has been chugging along the planet's surface at a leisurely pace of 60 centimeters an hour, but there's exciting news on the horizon. Or rather, its horizon. » 8/09/11 12:45pm 8/09/11 12:45pm

NASA explains how their latest experiment will (hopefully!) find dark…

On its final flight, the space shuttle Endeavour will carry the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. It's a state-of-the-art particle detector that provides perhaps our best chance to find dark matter particles, and in this video NASA scientists explain how it works. » 4/20/11 10:27am 4/20/11 10:27am

Which cities should get the retiring space shuttles?

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, a few cities are scrambling for one of the biggest gifts imaginable: a space shuttle. Now that the shuttles are retiring, it's time to decide their final homes. » 11/25/10 11:00am 11/25/10 11:00am

Endeavour's Record Space Party Ends With A Final Five-Hour Space Walk

A record number of 13 astronauts were together on the Space Station this week. The Endeavour shuttle crew is leaving this largest-ever space gathering Friday, but one of their final tasks on the station was a five hour spacewalk today. » 7/27/09 5:30pm 7/27/09 5:30pm