Kennedy visitors will see shuttle Atlantis as it worked in space, with cargo bay doors open and arm extended.
Directors gave the space shuttle central roles in major motion pictures to draw audiences and tell action stories.
Firefighters at NASA-Kennedy Space Center rely on M113 armored personnel carriers in launch pad emergencies.
A fleet of special trucks helps the shuttle fleet.
NASA's space shuttles became easier and safer to fly because of "glass cockpit" technology.
Final space shuttle inspection team goes where few others venture.
Space shuttle Discovery will contribute to spacecraft design in retirement.
George Hoggard trained Apollo, shuttle astronauts for emergencies.
For nearly three decades, the NASA Railroad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida has kept the space shuttle's solid rocket boosters on track.
Space shuttle main engine technicians discuss the careful techniques required for the work.
The space shuttle's Closeout Crew helps the astronauts strap in before closing the hatch on launch day.
NASA has a roster of runways around the globe that could host a shuttle landing.
The space shuttle main engine endures extremes of every kind during launch, just as its designers intended.
Team members help keep liftoff preps on schedule and give final countdown instructions to astronauts.
The Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test has taken place at Kennedy Space Center since 1981 preparing the space shuttle crew for launch day.
The solid dependability of the crawlers serves the shuttle program to the end.
In Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach's office overlooking Firing Room 4 of the Launch Control Center, his emotions have inspired several beautiful works of art.
The space shuttle's technological achievements are relayed by professionals adjusting to new mediums.
A mainstay of astronaut training, the Crew Equipment Interface Test was developed to prepare astronauts for their missions in space while still here on Earth.
NASA's two crawler-transporters carry space shuttles on their shoulders.