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

Need Some Old Space Shuttle Facilities? NASA's Got a Deal for You

Ever since NASA started wrapping up its space shuttle program, it's had a lot of extra gear on its hands. The shuttles were sent off to retirement and other assorted equipment was cleaned out of the garage. Now NASA's game to lease or sell some of the infrastructure that's still hanging around at the Kennedy Space… » 1/05/13 10:00am 1/05/13 10:00am