Postal Service Launches Sally Ride StampThe first woman in space, astronaut and physicist Sally Ride, is getting her own postage stamp.
Woodstock Science Center Honors 30th Anniversary Of Challenger DisasterThirty years ago, Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after launching on what was supposed to be a historic mission. On Thursday, a science and technology center named in honor of the shuttle, teachers and students released balloons in the air in memory of the seven astronauts who were killed in the Challenger disaster.
Final Space Shuttle Mission Includes Chicago Students' ProjectWhen Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off and marked the last and final chapter in the shuttle program, a science experiment by some Chicago Public Schools students was onboard.
Adler President: Time To Look Forward As Shuttle Program EndsThe president of the Adler Planetarium says he feels a sense of sadness that there will no longer be shuttles flying from earth to the International Space Station.
Walter: Chicago's Losing Streak Overshadows A Few WinsCBS 2's Walter Jacobson says the Bulls are great, but not really representative of Chicago's fortunes these days.
Simulator, But No Space Shuttle For Adler PlanetariumThe Adler Planetarium lost out on its bid to host one of the four retiring space shuttles on Tuesday, but it will be getting the next best thing: a shuttle simulator used to train astronauts.
Adler Planetarium Makes Bid For NASA Space ShuttleThe Adler Planetarium is mounting a campaign to land one of NASA's retired space shuttle orbiters.