The Space Shuttle Legacy – Part 1

The Space Shuttle program has meant a lot for fans of Science Fiction, with Star Trek being no exception. Even here in UFOP: SB118, four of these incredible machines have lent their names to ships in our fleet.

STS-135, the final mission for NASA’s Space Shuttle, is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral on July 8th, 2011. This launch will mark the beginning of the final journey into low-earth orbit for the Shuttle Atlantis and the shuttle program itself.

In this three-part series, we will look at the brief history, facts and figures, and the future of the Space Shuttles themselves. In this installment, thanks to NASA and the Youtube channel, we will let Star Trek’s own William Shatner give a brief summary of the legend that is NASA’s Space Shuttle. CLICK HERE