| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:06 PM
With the touchdown of space shuttle Atlantis, it's the end of an era for NASA. As the shuttle program draws to a close, at least one astronaut says we've accomplished much to be proud of and there's plenty of hope for the future.
Between lunar orbit and...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 12:34 PM
The scheduled touchdown of the space shuttle Atlantis Thursday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida marks the end of a 30-year era in the U.S. manned spaceflight program. The space shuttle Columbia first flew in 1981, and since then the National...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:42 AM
As space shuttle Atlantis returns to earth tomorrow for its final descent of the 30-year shuttle program, Titusville, home to thousands of NASA employees and space coast workers, has the formidable task of redefining the town where millions of tourists...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:08 PM
With the space shuttle era coming to an end so is one NASA tradition, the songs the astronauts wake up to.
A tradition that dates back to at least the Apollo program when the crew in mission control serenaded astronauts returning from the moon.
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:47 AM
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (CNN) -- The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Friday morning, marking the beginning of its final journey into space and the last blast-off of NASA's 30-year shuttle program.
The very last launch for a space shuttle occurred at 11:26...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Twitter Townhall went on for over an hour....
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:37 PM
It didn't occur to me to ask if there would be another “Toy Story” movie when I chatted with Tom Hanks last week. “Major Matt Mason” and his love of space and the Apollo program was about as far off “Larry Crowne” as...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Tom Hanks' interest in space and space flight has been pretty well-documented. He's made a movie about the Apollo program (“Apollo 13″) produced, wrote and hosted “From the Earth to the Moon,” about the early years of the Space...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 12:17 PM
The Medical Community Endowment, a fund within the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, is seeking applicants for scholarships for medical school students from Cambria and Somerset counties who have expressed an interest in returning to the area upon...
| May 19, 2011
Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Rockledge, Fla.: George Silver, 78, died of lung cancer at his home in Rockledge, Florida, on March 30, 2011.
He was born July 10, 1932, to Charles and Bertha (Peterson) Silver near Ipswich, South Dakota. He graduated from Leola High School, Class of...