The History of NASA's Iconic Countdown Clock (And a Look at the New One)

A few days ago every space enthusiast got sentimental when, after 45 years of operation, the iconic countdown clock at NASA's Kennedy Space Center's Press Site was disassembled for removal. Perhaps more than any other piece of equipment near the launch site, the countdown clock was a piece of history. » 12/02/14 11:01am 12/02/14 11:01am

Countdown Clock Sets Your Goal, Hollywood Style

Here's another spin on that countdown clock idea, but this one takes more of a Hollywood movie star approach. Decide your goal from among the few printed strips of paper included (or go ahead and make your own), slide that goal into the slot on the front of this clock, enter the day and year of your big special… » 8/23/07 3:15pm 8/23/07 3:15pm