Space Shuttle Atlantis

November 3, 2015

Barry "Butch" Wilmore

Barry Eugene “Butch” Wilmore (born December 29, 1962) is a NASA astronaut and United States Navy test pilot. He has had two spaceflights, the first of which was an 11-day Space Shuttle mission in November 2009, […]
March 18, 2014

11 things you may not know about Chris Hadfield

After arriving on the International Space Station on Dec. 21, 2012, Chris Hadfield took the reins of command on March 13, 2013 — becoming the first […]
July 14, 2013

Space Bacteria Grown Aboard NASA Shuttle Behave in Strange Ways, Scientists Say

Bacteria grown in a dish of fake urine in space behaves in ways never-before-seen in Earth microorganisms, scientists say. A team of scientists sent samples of […]
June 26, 2013

Space Shuttle Atlantis on display at new NASA exhibit

After 33 missions into space over a 30-year career, NASA’s Space Shuttle Atlantis has found a permanent base close to home. The shuttle is part of a new […]
January 17, 2013

Canada's robot begins 1st satellite refuelling job

The Canadian-built robot handyman aboard the International Space Station is attempting to demonstrate for the first time that a machine can carry out the delicate task […]