Space Center Houston plans to mount its Space Shuttle replica atop the SCA, a modified 747 jet. (Photo source: Space Center Houston)
The full-scale Shuttle replica being installed outside Space Center Houston, June 2012.
Arriving in Houston by barge in 2013, the Shuttle replica was previously on display at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
After its hopes of landing a retired Space Shuttle were scrapped, Houston is now home to the next-closest thing -- a full-size replica. Friday marked the end to an 8-day voyage across the Gulf of MexicoMore >> After its hopes of landing a retired Space Shuttle were scrapped, Houston is now home to the next-closest thing — a full-size replica. Friday marked the end to an 8-day voyage across the Gulf of Mexico for the orbiter mockup that had previously welcomed visitors to Kennedy Space Center in Florida. More >>
A jury's decision brings an East Texas murder trial to a close. Blaine Keith Milam, 20, was sentenced late Monday night to die by lethal injection for the beating death of 13-month-old Amora Carson.More >>
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Rusk County Judge Bob Richardson said that the couple, who called 9-1-1 themselves, first gave police different stories about what had happened to Amora, including that the baby had been in a car accident the day before, that dogs had bitten the baby, or that the baby had hit itself.More >> A Tyler couple is recovering after their child's babysitter beat them with a baseball bat Sunday morning.It happened just before 8:00a.m. at the Economy Inn on Mineola Highway in Tyler.More >> A Tyler couple is recovering after their child's babysitter allegedly beat them with a baseball bat Sunday morning.More >>
Officials confirm with KLTV that at least one juvenile is dead following an attempted robbery Sunday afternoon in Longview.The attempted robbery occurred at the "New-Way" gas station located at the intersectionMore >> One juvenile is dead following an attempted robbery Sunday evening in Longview.More >> An East Texas woman is jailed on drugs charges and being a fugitive from justice. In a traffic stop by Longview Police, 24-year-old Jessica Milleson was found to have warrants for forgery, manufacturingMore >> An East Texas woman is jailed on drugs charges and being a fugitive from justice.More >>