After attending the #EndeavourLA Launch Event NASA Tweetup, I thought it would be cool to have a little tribute to the recently retired STS (Space Transportation System.) Although the original Space Transportation System was much more ambitious than just a reusable orbiter, the Space Shuttle was an amazing feat of engineering and accomplished a lot of pretty incredible things. Here's an infographic from Space.com after the jump:
Source Space.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration
That image of the flight deck is overwhelming. "Hmm, what does this button do?!"
What do you think the future will hold for space exploration, now that the Shuttle is retired?