The Last Launch of Endeavour Was Perfect

Another bittersweet day for the American space program: After having a delicious breakfast astronauts launched aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, her last flight ever and the penultimate flight for the shuttle program. Watch the video here. » 5/16/11 8:41am 5/16/11 8:41am

The Last Nighttime Launch of the Space Shuttle

If there's something more spectacular than a space shuttle launch that's a night shuttle launch. Sadly, the last one happened tonight. Happily, it was filmed in perfect high definition. Endeavour carries another last thing too: » 2/08/10 8:20am 2/08/10 8:20am

Stunning Zenithal Shot of Space Shuttle Flying On Top of 747

Seeing the space shuttle flying on top of its modified 747 carrier is rare. This image of Endeavour riding it over the Mojave a few days ago, however, is absolutely awesome. Updated with 1600px-wide version. » 12/17/08 12:58pm 12/17/08 12:58pm

Historic Photo Shows Atlantis and Endeavour Together for the Last Time

How's this for a truly awesome photo? Shown in the foreground is Space Shuttle Atlantis » 9/21/08 4:00pm 9/21/08 4:00pm on Launch Pad A. The shuttle in the background is , on Launch Pad B. Currently, both shuttles are locked and loaded for launch, should something go wrong up in space with the October 11 mission. As Tom explains over at his ,…