Space shuttle Atlantis and her four-member crew are scheduled to touch down on the landing pad just before sunrise on Thursday morning. Let’s reflect on 30 years of the space shuttle.
PHOTO: Concept drawing for the space shuttle provided by NASA. This is an artist’s impression of the space shuttle during take-off with its Solid Rocket Boosters engaged, and the orbiter riding on top of the External Tank, circa 1972.
(We’ll be live streaming the landing here)