30 years after rollout, take a tour of Space Shuttle Discovery's flightdeck
Space Shuttle Discovery was rolled out from its Palmdale factory thirty years ago this month, and in an operational career spanning 39 missions, she spent 365 days in space and travelled almost 150 million miles. Of the six shuttles built, one was a prototype that never flew in space, two were lost in accidents and the rest, including Discovery were permanently retired two years ago and currently reside in museums across the USA.
This panorama was created during Discovery's lengthy decommissioning process back in 2011 by Jook Leung of 360VR Images, which specializes in interactive 360-degree panoramas. Discovery can currently be found on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Virginia but if you're curious about what it looks like inside, click the image below for a 360-degree interactive view of the flight-deck of the most travelled shuttle ever to fly.
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