Atop a barge on Wednesday, June the space shuttle Enterprise was towed on the Hudson River past the Statue of Liberty on its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, where it will be permanently displayed.
From left, Apollo 1 astronauts Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee pose in front of their Saturn 1 launch vehicle at Launch Complex 34 at the Kennedy Space Center. The astronauts later died in a fire on the pad.
Christa McAuliffe (September 1948 – January was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. I remember where I was the moment this happened!
This view of the three left wheels of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity combines two images that were taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager on September the day of Curiosity's work on Mars. In the distance is the lower slope of Mount Sharp.
Absorbing the loss. NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe wipes his forehead before the start of a press conference to discuss the accident involving the space shuttle Columbia on Feb. at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
OTD in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope is launched on STS-31. The space shuttle pilot on that mission? The future NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. There are a couple of other friends on board, too! "Astronaut Loren J. Shriver, mission commander, is at lower left. Astronaut Charles F. Bolden, pilot, floats above. Others, left to right, are Kathryn D. Sullivan, Bruce McCandless II and Steven A. Hawley, all mission specialists. Photo credit: NASA"