Johnson Space Center

Reporter |
January 21, 2013

Lost in Space

Ten years after the Challenger disaster, there are still dark clouds on the horizon for NASA’s space shuttle program.

Politics & Policy |
April 25, 2010

Target practice

Remember that comment Perry made a week or so ago, when Obama talked about adding jobs at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida but remained mum about the Johnson Space Center in Houston? Perry said that Obama had “put a target on Texas’s back.” One hardly expects Obama to love

Feature |
April 1, 2003

Heaven & Earth

The break-up of the space shuttle Columbia was a chilling reminder that the astronauts who dare to dream and risk their lives for the benefit of all mankind are, at the end of the day, mere mortals.

Politics & Policy |
July 31, 1996

The Sting

Operation Lightning Strike, the FBI’s bizarre NASA probe, accomplished many things—all of them negative. Plus, the bureau strikes (out) again in Houston.