The connection uses bus Line 161 to take riders from the San Fernando Valley's busway to the ParkLINK Shuttle
, a weekend service that connects 13 parks in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
Two and a half years after the catastrophic breakup of the shuttle
Columbia, NASA's shuttle
program roared back into space with the July 26 launch of Discovery.
A crawler transporter does exactly what its name implies; it transports a space shuttle
from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pad at a crawling pace (1 mph).
One, which calls for continued use of shuttles
well into the 21st century, will at best waste a lot of money, and at worst may lead to more lives lost attempting to achieve nominal goals like cargo launches.
SAN DIEGO -- Rattan Joea, CEO of Prime Time Shuttle
, announced Prime Time Shuttle
expanded service to all major airports and cruise ship terminals in Southern California by acquiring First Class Transportation which served San Diego county with shuttle
PALMDALE -- Space shuttle
Atlantis, rolled out of Rockwell International's Palmdale plant in 1985 as the fourth and final of the original shuttle
fleet, could return to its birthplace if a local lawmaker gets her wish.
Last week, NASA announced it might not be ready to test-fly the shuttle
until next summer because it didn't know when it could meet one of the board's key recommendations--having an in-flight repair kit to patch large holes in the shuttle
After coming into nearly universal use on wheel-type blow molding machines for making high-volume consumer products, in-mold labeling (IML) is now expanding into the realm of shuttle
machines used for small- to medium-volume applications.
In addition to the STS-121 mission, SPACEHAB's Flight Services team continues its support of the STS-116 and 118 shuttle
The award also recognizes a number of efforts that supported the space shuttle
, including the lifting body craft that gave NASA confidence to land the shuttles
unpowered; working testing flight control systems used by the orbiter; the approach and landing tests of the space shuttle
prototype Enterprise; and tests on thermal protection systems.
On the other hand, the continued use of the shuttles
is only a stopgap on the way toward truly 21st-century space vehicles.
PITTSBURGH -- Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it fueled NASA's return to flight today by supplying products and solutions to the NASA Space Shuttle
Program including the aluminum powder that boosted Space Shuttle
Discovery into orbit.