Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-120

Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-120

for-all-mankind:

spacewatching:

Space Shuttle Columbia liftoff from Complex 39A during the first launche of the space shuttle.

12 April, 1981. This is a beautiful photo!

for-all-mankind:

spacewatching:

Space Shuttle Columbia liftoff from Complex 39A during the first launche of the space shuttle.

12 April, 1981. This is a beautiful photo!

shuttleisland:

From a book I still have from elementary school called “Flight” …the Ladybird Explorers series. Published 1996.

shuttleisland:

From a book I still have from elementary school called “Flight” …the Ladybird Explorers series. Published 1996.

shuttleisland:

Front page of the Florida Today newspaper back on the day of Thursday, August 9th, 2007. I kept it.

shuttleisland:

Front page of the Florida Today newspaper back on the day of Thursday, August 9th, 2007. I kept it.

streetview-snapshots:

Space Shuttle Endeavour, Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center, January 2012

streetview-snapshots:

Space Shuttle Endeavour, Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center, January 2012

streetview-snapshots:

Space Shuttle Atlantis undergoing modifications for retirement, January 2012

streetview-snapshots:

Space Shuttle Atlantis undergoing modifications for retirement, January 2012

for-all-mankind:

tarzan1941:

Various print ads featuring the Space Shuttle.

Back when the Space Shuttle was expected to fly numerous commercial flights with dozens of commercial payloads.

womeninspace:

Kristin Fisher, daughter of astronauts Anna Fisher and William Fisher, looks into mission control during the first mission of her mother. Kristin was about 15 months old when her mother traveled into space.
Source: KristinFisherHand (Instagram of Kristin Fisher)

womeninspace:

Kristin Fisher, daughter of astronauts Anna Fisher and William Fisher, looks into mission control during the first mission of her mother. Kristin was about 15 months old when her mother traveled into space.

Source: KristinFisherHand (Instagram of Kristin Fisher)

letsdolaunch:

NASA Space Shuttle: Missions And Payloads - 1980 Educational Documentary - WDTVLIVE42 (by wdtvlive42)

via ISO50

STS-47 crew in Spacelab-Japan onboard Space Shuttle Endeavour, September 1992.

STS-47 crew in Spacelab-Japan onboard Space Shuttle Endeavour, September 1992.

streetview-snapshots:

The end of Campbeltown Airport runway - in its previous incarnation as RAF Machrihanish, it was available as an emergency landing site for the Space Shuttle.

streetview-snapshots:

The end of Campbeltown Airport runway - in its previous incarnation as RAF Machrihanish, it was available as an emergency landing site for the Space Shuttle.

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