Space Shuttle Discovery travels through a parking lot near the Vehicle Assembly Building. Discovery has completed all transition & retirement work and will spend the next month in the VAB before b... (more)
Space Shuttle Atlantis (left) and Discovery greet each other for the final time. Space shuttle Atlantis was being moved from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) to the Orbiter Processing Facility ... (more)
Space Shuttle 'Discovery" returns to Earth after wrapping up her 39th and final mission, a milestone marking the beginning of the end for NASA's winged space ships.
Commander Steven Lindsey took ... (more)
The view from the commander's seat on the Space Shuttle 'Discovery" showing off her "glass" cockpit. NASA pioneered the "glass cockpit" concept on their 737 flying lab prior to its' adoption by Bo... (more)
Space shuttle "Discovery" has just come to wheels stop after the STS-120 mission to the ISS and while the astros are still onboard throwing the cockpit switches to the off positions, the Self-Cont... (more)
A solemn funeral procession. A perfectly good and functional spacecraft on the way to get her guts ripped out and powered down prior to "mummification" at the Smithsonian. "This is a pretty bitter... (more)
Space Shuttle Discovery on final approach for Runway 15 at the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility for the final time. After landing she was towed back to the Orbiter Processing Facility... (more)