Since 1981 the Space Shuttle has been rocketing astronauts and important scientific projects out of the Earths atmosphere and into weightless space. Tomorrow at 11:26 a.m. EDT, the Shuttle Atlantis makes the 135th and final Space Shuttle flight, delivering a resupply to the International Space Station and ending the now 30 year old Shuttle program. To comemorate the launch we bring you a fun infographic about the sheer size of the behemoth orbiter vehicle and the distances it has traveled.
End of a Legacy: Space Shuttle’s Last Flight
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