Category: space shuttle

A space shuttle flyback booster in Roy Gjersto…

A space shuttle flyback booster in Roy Gjerston concept art for General Dynamics, ca. 1970. (SDASM)

The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Ca…

The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Cape Canaveral on July 4, 2006.

An amazing shot of the Space Shuttle Atlantisl…

An amazing shot of the Space Shuttle Atlantislaunching from Cape Canaveral on June 8, 2007.

Earth and space shuttle, illustrated by Pamela…

Earth and space shuttle, illustrated by Pamela Lee.

Space shuttle concept art by Roy Gjerston for …

Space shuttle concept art by Roy Gjerston for General Dynamics.

Space shuttle concept art from NASA, 1976.

Space shuttle concept art from NASA, 1976.

May 16, 2011 — A great shot of the Space Shutt…

May 16, 2011 — A great shot of the Space Shuttle Endeavour emerging from the clouds as it hurtles toward a rendezvous with the ISS. (NASA)

May 16, 2011 — The Space Shuttle Endeavour hur…

May 16, 2011 — The Space Shuttle Endeavour hurtles toward a rendezvous with the ISS. (NASA)

May 12, 2009: Space Shuttle Atlantis seen in s…

May 12, 2009: Space Shuttle Atlantis seen in silhouette during solar transit.

(NASA)

April 17, 2012 – The Space Shuttle Discovery, …

April 17, 2012 – The Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted on NASA’s 747 shuttle carrier, soars through the air space over the Kennedy Space Center on its final journey into retirement at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

(NASA)