Atlantis Home Safe, Most Dangerous STS Mission Ever Finally Complete

The space shuttle Atlantis returned home to terra firma a few moments ago, thereby marking the end to one of NASA's most ambitious—and dangerous—space missions to date. [CNN] » 5/24/09 12:17pm 5/24/09 12:17pm

NASA Preps For The Worst With Dramatic Hollywood-Style Shuttle Rescue…

If the rare event that something goes wrong on a space shuttle mission, NASA is ready with a rescue plan that would undoubtedly make many Hollywood directors and tough boy actors piss their pants. » 5/10/09 6:00pm 5/10/09 6:00pm

Hubble Upgrades Will Give Space Telescope Cosmic Super Vision

The Hubble space telescope, near and dear to we space-loving Gizmodo editors, is about to get tuned-up, courtesy Atlantis. The astronauts are also installing two new gadgets that MSNBC says bestows "superpowers." That's pretty accurate. » 5/10/09 1:00pm 5/10/09 1:00pm