Turnerloose at NASA
Lewis Turner Blogs from Kennedy Space Center
the Kennedy Space Center is hosting a job fair to help nearly 8-thousand soon-to-be unemployed staff members land new jobs.
TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- An estimated 2,000 NASA workers were laid off Friday, one day after space shuttle Atlantis landed ending the program.
COCOA BEACH, Fla. -- It took Freedom Davis and her family 2 hours to get to Cocoa Beach from their St. Augustine home. they camped and slept in a truck to watch the last shuttle launch.
CAPE CANAVERAL -- Thirty years and 135 missions after the space shuttle's debut, NASA launched a shuttle for the final time on Friday as Atlantis streaked into orbit from Kennedy Space Center.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The St. Augustine Lighthouse has always gotten visitors who wanted to watch shuttle launches from the top of the building.
With the final Space Shuttle launch planned for today, space fans soon will be facing cosmic withdrawal.
Never fear, an array of museums and historic sites can keep the high-flying spirit alive, says Shuttle astronaut Thomas D. Jones , who has spent 53 days living in space.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA is checking for any damage to space shuttle Atlantis or the launch pad after a lightning strike.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- The weather has a 70 percent chance of delaying the launch.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- It could happen as soon as 2014.
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. -- For Chelsea Partridge, her job at NASA is more than a summer internship.
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. -- George Diller is just as much a part of the shuttle program as the countdown clock, in fact, neither would be quite as good at their job without the other.
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. -- Former shuttle astronaut Jon McBride came out of retirement to run the education program at Kennedy Space Visitors Center.