After landing back on Earth for a final time last week, space shuttle Discovery is all but officially destined for the Smithsonian. But before Discovery can be turned over to the Washington institution, the shuttle will undergo an autopsy of sorts, providing NASA engineers one last chance to learn w Full story
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – As the space shuttle Discovery glided toward its final landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the astronauts and ground teams were focused on one thing: bringing the storied space plane down safely to end a successful mission. Full story
An amateur astronomer captures new images of the sun’s surface along with an historic moment for the space shuttle Discovery. Alan Friedman talks with TODAY.com’s Dara Brown about his breath-taking photos.
Space shuttle Discovery touches down after final mission to orbit. NBC's Jeff Patterson reports.
The space shuttle Discovery made its final landing on Wednesday after 26 years of space service. NBC's Jay Barbree reports.
"Trek" actor William Shatner rouses astronauts for the shuttle Discovery's final departure from the International Space Station.
Msnbc's Richard Lui talks with astronauts aboard Discovery to talk about the space shuttle's finaly mission.
Space Shuttle Discovery flies past the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol atop a NASA modified 747 plane in Washington April 17, 2012. The space shuttle Discovery took off on its final voyage on Tuesday, on a piggyback jet ride to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Virginia annex.
People look up from the rooftop of RFK Stadium in Washington to see the Space Shuttle Discovery fly past April 17, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TRANSPORT)