Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-120

Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-120

womeninspace:

Joan Higginbotham gets in position on the flight deck of space shuttle Discovery. For the STS-116 mission Higginbotham was in charge of the transfer of the P-5 truss from the shuttle to the space station.
sources: NASA, NASA

womeninspace:

Joan Higginbotham gets in position on the flight deck of space shuttle Discovery. For the STS-116 mission Higginbotham was in charge of the transfer of the P-5 truss from the shuttle to the space station.

sources: NASA, NASA

astronautswiththemustache:

Astronauts with the moustache (and sunglasses)
On orbit with the STS-26 crew back 25 years ago aboard Space Shuttle Discovery. Shown are Mike Lounge, Dave Hilmers, Rick Hauck, George Nelson and Dick Covey.
via Retro Space Images

astronautswiththemustache:

Astronauts with the moustache (and sunglasses)

On orbit with the STS-26 crew back 25 years ago aboard Space Shuttle Discovery. Shown are Mike Lounge, Dave Hilmers, Rick Hauck, George Nelson and Dick Covey.

via Retro Space Images

for-all-mankind:

STS-26 launch, 29 September, 1988.What I’d give to see a launch from THAT close!

for-all-mankind:

STS-26 launch, 29 September, 1988.

What I’d give to see a launch from THAT close!

for-all-mankind:

Space Shuttle Discovery ends an almost 11 day mission on STS-64 by landing at Edwards Air Force Base, 20 September, 1994.

for-all-mankind:

Space Shuttle Discovery ends an almost 11 day mission on STS-64 by landing at Edwards Air Force Base, 20 September, 1994.

for-all-mankind:

Concluding her first flight, space shuttle Discovery lands at Edwards AFB after STS-41-D, 5 September, 1984.

for-all-mankind:

Concluding her first flight, space shuttle Discovery lands at Edwards AFB after STS-41-D, 5 September, 1984.

womeninspace:

Sunita Williams, Joan Higginbotham and a roll of duck tape float near the Space Shuttle Discovery’s hatch in 2006, never leave your duck tape behind!  (x)

womeninspace:

Sunita Williams, Joan Higginbotham and a roll of duck tape float near the Space Shuttle Discovery’s hatch in 2006, never leave your duck tape behind!  (x)

STS-124 launch from inside the flight deck, 31 May 2008

Launch of STS-124, five years ago today

The shadows of Piers Sellers and Mike Fossum are visible against Discovery’s payload bay door during an EVA on STS-121.

The shadows of Piers Sellers and Mike Fossum are visible against Discovery’s payload bay door during an EVA on STS-121.

Crew of STS-121 after landing

Crew of STS-121 after landing

STS-51-G was the first spaceflight of Shannon Lucid, the only space mission to include a Saudi crewmember, and the first shuttle mission to draw all of its crew from shuttle era astronaut groups.

STS-51-G was the first spaceflight of Shannon Lucid, the only space mission to include a Saudi crewmember, and the first shuttle mission to draw all of its crew from shuttle era astronaut groups.