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The space shuttle Atlantis is towed back to its hanger on July 21, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after its 13-day mission. Atlantis safely touched down bringing an end to the 30-year US shuttle program.(Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tours Resume At Kennedy Space Center

Bus tours have resumed at the Kennedy Space Center now that the government shutdown has ended.

CBS Tampa–10/20/2013

The official seal of the National Aeoronautics and Space Administration (NASA) decorates a podium at NASA headquarters on June 13, 2002 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Mini-Shuttle Sent By Air-Force Back To Space

The military’s small, top-secret version of the space shuttle rocketed into orbit Tuesday for a repeat mystery mission, two years after making the first flight of its kind.

12/11/2012

The space shuttle Atlantis is towed back to its hanger on July 21, 2011 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after its 13-day mission. Atlantis safely touched down bringing an end to the 30-year US shuttle program.(Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Final 10-Mile Trek For Space Shuttle Atlantis

Accompanied by astronauts and shuttle workers, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last space shuttle to orbit the world and the last to leave NASA’s nest.

11/02/2012

File photo of the space shuttle Endeavour.  (credit: Ira Block/GettyImages)

Space Shuttle Endeavour Heads West To New Mission

Space shuttle Endeavour began a journey to its new life as a museum piece Wednesday, heading west on the last ferry flight of its kind and leaving behind its NASA home.

09/19/2012

The space shuttle Enterprise is lifted by a crane on to the USS Intrepid on June 6, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Thousands Out Of Work Year After NASA Ended Space Shuttle Program

A year after NASA ended the three-decade-long U.S. space shuttle program, thousands of formerly well-paid engineers and other workers around the Kennedy Space Center are still struggling to find jobs to replace the careers that flourished when shuttles blasted off from the Florida “Space Coast.”

CBS Tampa–07/15/2012

Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies by Washington Dulles International Airport during the final trip to its retirement place on April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Va. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Space Shuttle Discovery Gives Final High-Flying Salute To Nation’s Capital

NASA’s oldest and most traveled space shuttle, Discovery, is being flown to a new life as a museum relic.

CBS Tampa–04/17/2012

Photo of Arnulfo Crispin. (credit: Lakeland Police Department)

US Honor Flag will Fly Over Fla. Officer’s Funeral

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — An American flag that flew over the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks will be flown at the funeral service for a Florida police officer killed in the line of duty.

CBS Tampa–12/26/2011

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