Mockup Diagram Drawings of the Interior of the Space Shuttle, 1981
“This is a start to get a ‘feeling’ for space.”
By Maria Popova
This week’s bittersweet farewell to the Space Shuttle Endeavour, on the heels of the recent farewell to Atlantis, sent me reminiscing and rummaging through the San Diego Air & Space Museum archive of public domain images, where I semi-serendipitously discovered these delicious mockup diagram drawings of the interior of the Space Shuttle circa 1981:
Celebrate the Space Shuttle’s legacy with this magnificent Sagan remix, see pioneering astronaut Sally Ride’s first-hand account of what a Space Shuttle launch is actually like, then listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson make a passionate case for why space exploration needs more, not less, support and attention than ever.
Published September 25, 2012