Space Centers

Follow the missions of the Space Transportation System:

Mission: STS-101
Shuttle Basics
The Next Shuttle

Witness the construction of the International Space Station:

Why Space Station?
Station Status
Assembly Sequence
Steps To Station

Explore Mars, humankind's next home:

Why Mars?
Missions To Mars
Martians or Microbes?

Experience life on the high frontier:

Food in Space
The Space Bathroom
Sleeping in Space
The View from Space


June 9, 2000

Mission: STS-101
The development of the International Space Station continued during NASA's second shuttle flight of the year as Atlantis and her crew of seven installed supplies and reboosted the outpost's orbit.

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Space Explorers

At, you can meet the world's space explorers:

The Explorers
Others have described their missions, but nothing can compare to their own words.

Become an Astronaut: thousands will apply, only a few will be selected -- learn how to improve your chances

Who's Who In Space
Access the life stories of every person, from every nation to have been selected to fly into space


Space News:

Congressional Hearing Airs Out Differences Over "Faster Better Cheaper" Missions -- Tue Jun 20 10:49 PM ET

Rumors Fly About Water on Mars -- Tue Jun 20 11:52 PM ET

Enter our newsroom for the full details.

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Mission Update:

Atlantis' astronauts glided to a ghostly pre-dawn landing Monday morning at the Kennedy Space Center to wrap up a successful refurbishment and resupply mission to the International Space Station.

National conference:

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