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A Brief History of the Space Shuttle Discovery: In honor of its final flight and dedication at the Smithsonian

Photograph by NASA/Tim Jacobs     NASA’s space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981 and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through 30 years of missions. Starting with Columbia and continuing with Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour, the spacecraft has carried people into orbit repeatedly, [...]

Discovery Mated To Shuttle Carrier Aircraft by nasa hq photo…

The LC-39 launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center!

The launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center!

Glenn John - Premier américain dans l'espace

American in Orbit: How NASA & John Glenn Made History: Learn about John Glenn's history-making Mercury space.

The Space Shuttle Columbia began a new era of space transportation when it lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on April 12, 1981. Aboard the spacecraft were astronauts John Young, STS-1 commander, and Robert Crippen, the pilot. (Photo: NASA)

April 1981 – Today in history, the Space Shuttle era revved up when the orbiter Columbia launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida, carrying astronauts John Young and Bob Crippen into Earth orbit on a mission that would circle the planet 37 times.

Shuttle Lift Off

Space shuttle Atlantis is seen through the window of a Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA) during today's launch of

August 12, 1977: The first free flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise.

Shuttle Drop Thirty-five years before the space shuttles were ferried to their retirement homes, the test shuttle Enterprise was ferried up into the sky above California and dropped to make sure the glider could find its way home from space.

NASA Space Shuttle Launch..Great info..It's still hard to understand or believe that after $980 Billion or now more than 1Trillion Dollars invested in NASA's budget we now have to hitch a ride into space with the fine folks from Russia.

Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics

NASA's space shuttles are amazing flying machines. They launch like rocket, land like airplanes and then hit the hangar for a pit stop before turning around and doing it again. Now, nearly 30 years after the first space shuttle - Columbia - bla

Inside the Flight Deck of the Space Shuttle Endeavour

Inside the Flight Deck of the Space Shuttle Endeavour

NASA Apollo Missions Lunar Module

Eagle Lander from Apollo Moon Mission; an amazing bit of engineering in its day. I wonder how we will go back to the moon.