Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle Endavour flies on top of a modified 747 jumbo jet over the Golden Gate Bridge, September 21, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huge Bay Area Crowds Cheer Shuttle Endeavour Flyover

Hundreds 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.


NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with the space shuttle Endeavour mated on top is airborne after taking off from the Shuttle Landing Facility runway at NASA Kennedy Space Center on September 19, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. (Scott Andrews/NASA via Getty Images)

Shuttle Endeavour Set For Bay Area Flyover

Space 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.


Photos: Final NASA Space Shuttle Launch

Final Space Shuttle Mission Crew Visits NASA Ames

Rex 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.

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011


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?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch

Bay Area Space Fans Gather For Historic Final Shuttle Launch

More than 200 people gathered at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland Friday morning to watch the final launch of space shuttle Atlantis.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

Space shuttle Atlantis mission specialist Rex Walheim after he and the shuttle crew arrived July 4, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida in advance of the July 8 launch of STS-135, the final flight of the shuttle program. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Astronaut Part Of Final Space Shuttle Mission

A Bay Area man will be one of four astronauts heading off to space Friday morning in the final trip for the Atlantis space shuttle.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on May 16, 2011 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. After 20 years, 25 missions and more than 115 million miles in space, Endeavour is on its final flight to the International Space Station before being retired and donated to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle To Be Visible Above Bay Area Friday, Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Friday morning and again early Sunday morning.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011