Category Archives: Space Shuttle

Inside of the Space Shuttle

(click on the picture below for a tour of 10 panoramas) Use the red directional links to navigate between all interior areas of a Space Shuttle Orbiter’s Crew Module and out into the Payload Bay.  Green links provide additional information … Continue reading

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Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 747

(click on the picture below for a tour of 3 panoramas) Check out the two interior areas of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA-905), a vintage 1970 747-100 used to transport space shuttle orbiters between NASA facilities. Find more information about … Continue reading

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Endeavour in the California Science Center

(click on the picture below for a tour of 12 panoramas) These 12 panoramas of Space Shuttle Endeavour were taken in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in 2014 and 2015.

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Shuttle Training Aircraft (N944NA)

NASA modified four Gulfstream II aircraft to mimic the landing profile of a Space Shuttle orbiter and provide a simulating platform for astronauts.  Inside, the bipolar cockpit of the STA is half orbiter, half airplane, complete with the same glass … Continue reading

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