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    One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Forever


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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    You'd think will all of those computers inside the cockpit the space shuttle should be able to fly itself.


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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    cool stuff


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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    So glad I was able to watch a shuttle launch when I went on Spring Break in Florida when I was in college.



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Those seats don't look comfortable at all.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    How the heck does one remember what every one of those switches does?!



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Quote Originally Posted by Acylum View Post
    Those seats don't look comfortable at all.
    That was my first thought too. Looks like a storage trunk with a back on it, and a tiny thin cushion to sit on.



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Isn't it going to Dulles?



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Quote Originally Posted by Scott34 View Post
    How the heck does one remember what every one of those switches does?!
    I always figured that was what mission control was for...




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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    I always figured that was what mission control was for...
    Well it is rocket science



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    still angry over the current administration canning the space program... what do little kids dream about being now?




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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Holy Batman those pictures are wicked. Thanks for sharing.



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Quote Originally Posted by Scott34 View Post
    How the heck does one remember what every one of those switches does?!
    That is why idiots like us do not fly space shuttles. It is Rocket Science.



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    Re: One Last Look At The Space Shuttle Endeavour's Cockpit Before It's Shut Down Fore

    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    You'd think will all of those computers inside the cockpit the space shuttle should be able to fly itself.
    Well it pretty much can. Its not like someone has to hang on to the wheel at all times or it will go off course.



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