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Space shuttle Discovery launches from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center for its maiden voyage on August 30, 1984.

Thirty-five years ago, space shuttle Discovery launched, starting a legacy of accomplishments. Learn more about NASA’s busy orbiter. 

Categories: NASA History

Grissom and Young by Norman Rockwell, 1965

Did you know that NASA’s collaboration with art dates back to the first years of NASA? NASA science and art has worked together for decades and the visitor complex is celebrating this fall.


Mike Parrish discuss his memory of the Apollo astronauts partaking in summer water-sports before going on launch.

Trying to squeeze a little more out of summer? Imagine making some time for summer sports before you launch into space! 


Buzz Aldrin saves the day with a felt tip pen

Hear how Buzz Aldrin used a felt tip pen to assist with the ascent off the lunar surface during Apollo 11.


Witnessing history on Florida's Space Coast

Imagine what Titusville, Florida looked like the day of the Apollo 11 launch. An Apollo test project engineer explains the community’s outpouring of excitement.


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