Lunar Explorer John Young, 1st Space Shuttle Commander, Dies at 87Astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight has died. Young was the only agency astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs.
Palo Alto Redwoods Grown From Seeds That Traveled Millions Of Miles In SpaceAlong the back of Peers Park in Palo Alto there is a grove of redwoods that have no doubt traveled a lot farther than you have.
Huge Bay Area Crowds Cheer Shuttle Endeavour FlyoverHundreds of people gathered at San Francisco’s Crissy Field and in the Marin Headlands Friday morning to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour make a low-altitude pass near the Golden Gate Bridge.
Shuttle Endeavour Set For Bay Area FlyoverSpace shuttle Endeavour was set Friday morning to make low, sweeping passes over the East Bay, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Sacramento and Los Angeles following a return to its California roots Thursday.
Final Space Shuttle Mission Crew Visits NASA AmesRex Walheim and his STS-135 comrades stopped by Moffett Field as part of a tour across the world to discuss their 13-day mission to the International Space Station last month, the 33rd and final flight for the Atlantis space shuttle.
Good Question: What Are The Top Space Shuttle Innovations?While there is a lot of focus on the final Space Shuttle mission, a lot has happened in the program’s 30 years. Greg Marasso in San Francisco asked this Good Question: What are the top innovations and discoveries from the shuttle program?
Bay Area Space Fans Gather For Historic Final Shuttle LaunchMore than 200 people gathered at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland Friday morning to watch the final launch of space shuttle Atlantis.
Bay Area Astronaut Part Of Final Space Shuttle MissionA Bay Area man will be one of four astronauts heading off to space Friday morning in the final trip for the Atlantis space shuttle.
Space Shuttle To Be Visible Above Bay Area Friday, SundayThe International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Friday morning and again early Sunday morning.

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