| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The gig: Richard Plump is chief executive of Plump Engineering Inc., an Anaheim architectural engineering firm with 38 employees. Plump helped oversee the transportation of the space shuttle Endeavour from Los Angeles International Airport to the...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Kennedy Space Center Vistor Complex guests can now see parts of the entrance to the upcoming Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction peeking over construction walls. Work continues inside and out on the $100 million structure, set for its grand opening on...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:26 AM
There is just a handful of special events at Orlando-area theme parks and attractions this week, but they're pretty meaty.
+ The grand opening of the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is Saturday. The centerpiece...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:20 AM
A time capsule filled with items related to NASA's shuttle program will be sealed within a wall of the space shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Monday, Sept. 9.
A ceremony, set for 10 a.m., will be held inside the new...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:54 AM
Nov. 17, 1981: The main engine in the space shuttle program undergoes a test firing at the Santa Susana Mountains field laboratory site of Rockwell International....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:55 PM
C. Gordon Fullerton waited years for his chance to go into space but less than six minutes after the space shuttle Challenger took off in 1985, he was starting to rethink it.
One of the Challenger's three main engines suddenly shut down and Fullerton,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton, a NASA veteran of nearly 40 years, died Wednesday. He was 76.
Fullerton, who lived in a care facility in Lancaster, Calif., had been in declining health since suffering a stroke in 2009.
The former Air Force...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:43 PM
More than 1 million people have visited the California Science Center since space shuttle Endeavour arrived, a considerable boost for the Exposition Park museum that averages about 1.6 million visitors a year....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Robert S. Kraemer, former director of planetary exploration for NASA who was also an expert in rocket engines, died Tuesday at Brightview Assisted Living in Catonsville of complications from a fall. He was 84.
The son of a citrus rancher and a...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Robert S. Kraemer, NASA's former director of planetary exploration who was also an expert in rocket engines, died Aug. 20 at an assisted living home in Catonsville, Md., of complications from a fall, his family said. He was 84.
Kraemer joined NASA in...