spaceplasma: Above the Clouds Space Shuttle Endeavour being ferried by NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft as it departs KSC. NASA pilots Jeff Moultrie and Bill Rieke are at the controls of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Photo taken by NASA photographer Rober
Picture of the Day: The Road to the Stars ~ Photo by Lloyd B. This is the rollout of the space shuttle Atlantis to the launching pad on Sept. was the fifth and final space shuttle servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 1972 The only scientist to land on the moon, Schmitt had helped train other astronauts to be field geologists. The last Apollo expedition covered the most territory; the astronauts ventured miles from their landing site.