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What It Looks Like Inside The Space Shuttle Discovery

Since you’ll probably never be an astronaut, and since the Space Shuttle program is ending, you’re probably never going to see the innards of the massive machine in real life. It’s OK though, this amazing 360-degree panorama lets you see every seat, switch, button, knob and thing that blasts people into space.


NASA Captures Shuttle's Capitol Hill Flyby With Instagram

On its final flight, the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft that bore Space Shuttle Discovery took the liberty of buzzing Capitol Hill. NASA was there to preserve the moment — then apply a filter and post it on the internets.


Goodbye, Discovery: Legendary Shuttle Takes Its Final Flight

The Space Shuttle Discovery hitched a ride today on NASA’s 747 to National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC. It’s yet another period at the end of the melancholy final paragraph of the Space Shuttle program. So long, Discovery. And thank you for the memories.


The Best Shot Of The Space Shuttle's Amazing Goodbye Flight You'll See Today

The Space Shuttle Discovery just made its last flight ever atop a 747, where it’ll be laid to rest at the Smithsonian for the public to appreciate. We won’t see something like this again for a long, long time.


Space Shuttle Discovery Flies To Its Retirement Home

The Space Shuttle Discovery will make its final airborne journey tomorrow. The storied spacecraft will be ferried on the back of a Boeing 747 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Dulles International Airport outside Washington DC. The plane’s final destination is the nearby Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Holy sadness.


Space Shuttle To Terrify Washington DC With Low Flyover

The US capital is a little uptight — particularly after 9/11, it’s easy to send the calm city of lobbyists and think tank dweebs into a frenzy. Here’s an idea: let’s blast a space shuttle strapped to a 747 over everyone’s heads.


How Many Explosions, How Much Duct Tape And How Many Myths Have The MythBusters Busted?

Everyone’s favourite iconoclastic show, Mythbusters, has been around for 9 years, 10 seasons and 187 episodes. Ever wonder what they’ve done with all that TV time? Well how about testing 833 myths, conducting 2,510 experiments and using 12,247kg of explosives?


Live Every Week Like It's Shark Week

Shark Week, the brainchild of a stoned Discovery Channel employee that became a national holiday, starts officially tonight at 9PM. But you don’t need no stinkin’ designated week. Live every week like it’s Shark Week with the help of Giz!


Jaw Dropping 360 Degree View Of Space Shuttle Discovery's Cockpit

Ever wanted a close up view of a space shuttle’s instrument panel? This amazing 360 degree virtual panorama was taken inside the Discovery’s flight deck during its decommissioning in the Orbiter Processing Facility.


Why Can't I Just Watch TV On The Goddamn Internet?!

News Corp, Viacom and Discovery issued formal complaints to Time Warner this week, demanding the cable provider remove any of the trio’s channels (MTV, FX, Discovery, etc.) from their iPad app, which streams live television to cable subscribers while they’re at home. Today, Time Warner caved and removed the channels.


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