Space Shuttle The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA as part of the Space Shuttle program.Its official program name was Space Transportation System STS , taken from a plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. Powered Flight Deck of the Space Shuttle Endeavour photos Homepage Launch Photos Purchase photos Thank you for visiting LaunchPhotography and the enormous interest in the photos of the Flight Deck of the space shuttle Be sure and contact me if you are interested in purchasing images, or for any feedback or questions Be sure and follow me on Twitter These rare photos capture the Flight Deck cockpit of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, fully Atlantis Last Space Shuttle Launch The space shuttle Atlantis is seen over the Bahamas prior to a perfect docking with the International Space Station at a.m EDT on July , on Flight Day of NASA s last shuttle flight. Space Shuttle NASA NASA s space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April , and continued to set high marks of achievement and endurance through years of missions. STS STS ISS assembly flight ULF was the rd mission in NASA s Space Shuttle program during the mission, Space Shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station.It was Discovery s th and final mission.The mission launched on February , and landed on March The crew consisted of six American astronauts, all of whom had been on prior spaceflights, headed by NASA Last Space Shuttle Mission Will Launch July Space This story was updated at p.m EDT It s official NASA s last space shuttle launch in history is set to blast off from Florida on July . NASA Launch Schedule Rocket Launches Upcoming launches and landings of crew members to and from the International Space Station, and launches of rockets delivering spacecraft that observe the Space Shuttle Discovery VR Images by Jook Leung Space Shuttle Discovery cockpit Orbiter Vehicle Designation OV The Orbiter Fleet leader flew missions including the Hubble Space Telescope missions. Engine used on penultimate space shuttle flight relit for An RS D rocket engine that launched five space shuttle missions, including the second to last flight of the year program in , has been successfully fired again to prepare for the first crewed mission onboard NASA s new Space Launch System SLS rocket. Space Shuttle Diagrams NASA Aug , Figure Flight deck crew cabin arrangement Figure Aft flight deck configuration From Space Shuttle News Reference NASA , p .