Too old to fly by itself anymore, the Space Shuttle Discovery must take a passenger jet like anyone else. The shuttle made its final flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to Washington, where it will reside in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
The prototype space shuttle Enterprise rides atop a modified 747 carrier jet over New York City on April 27. The Enterprise eventually will be put on display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York
NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, who since May has been working as a flight engineer as a member of the orbiting outpost's resident crew, revealed the toy dinosaur floating on the space station on Thursday (Sept. 26)
An x-ray of Alan Shepard’s Apollo 14 spacesuit allows curators and conservators to “see” inside space clothing—a task that had previously been done by peering through the neck or the wrist with a flashlight.