CAPE CANAVERAL, FL (AP) -- Discovery's astronauts inspected their ship's wings and nose Wednesday for any signs of damage after bidding "sayonara" to the international space station and heading for home.
HOUSTON (AP) -- Space shuttle Discovery pulled away from the international space station on Wednesday, ending a nine-day visit highlighted by the installation of a new Japanese lab. The shuttle and its crew of seven, including a Japanese...
HOUSTON (AP) -- The seven-man crew of the shuttle Endeavour maneuvered toward the international space station early Wednesday, with the astronauts spending their first full day in orbit carefully examining the ship for any launch damage.
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL (AP) -- Shuttle Endeavour and a crew of seven blasted off Tuesday on what was to be the longest space station mission ever, a 16-day voyage to build a gangly robot and add a new room that will serve as a closet for a future lab.
ORLANDO, FL -- NASA mission managers have overruled a safety group's call for further studies on cracks on Space Shuttle Discovery's wings and are finalizing the schedule for next week's planned launch.
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HOUSTON (AP) -- NASA managers remained "cautiously optimistic" that a deep gouge in the shuttle Endeavour's belly wouldn't require spacewalking repairs but wanted to run one last test and double-check their data Thursday before making a decision.
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL (AP) -- An astronaut's ripped glove forced an early end to a spacewalk Wednesday as NASA put off a decision on whether to order risky spacewalk repairs for a deep gouge on shuttle Endeavour's belly.
HOUSTON, TX (AP) -- Two astronauts began a spacewalk Wednesday to prepare a solar array on the international space station for relocation as NASA engineers' concerns over the shuttle Endeavour's heat shield eased.
HOUSTON (AP) -- After days of anxiety about a gouge in the belly of the shuttle Endeavour, NASA finally got some good news: tests suggested repairs may not be needed, and the agency fulfilled a longstanding dream of a teacher talking to students from space.
HOUSTON (AP) -- If astronauts have to venture into the void of space to fix a deep gash on the shuttle Endeavour's belly, they'll get plenty of help from a team of experts assembled to help pick and perfect the best repair technique.