Ed Driscoll

To Boldly Go Where No Video Camera has Gone Before

Functionally and in terms of cost, the Space Shuttle has been a disaster; 25 years ago, after the Challenger explosion, Arthur C. Clarke dubbed it not the DC-3 of space, but the DC-1 ½ of space. But that doesn’t mean that the concept of manned space flight isn’t still thrilling, particularly via seldom-seen images such as these:

(H/T: BJ)