Space crafts are perhaps the coolest and the most awe-inspiring inventions mankind has ever made, because of the mere fact that they send humans away from the Earth and into the outer space.
Traveling to space is simply a superhuman feat that our ancestors thought was next to impossible. They wondered what was beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. But now, these space shuttles help humans to explore and discover the outer space and how our planet Earth is affected by its changes.
For many decades, NASA’s fleet of orbiters in its Space Shuttle program have been used primarily to launch space probes and experiments. They are also used for the installation and launching of satellites that orbit the Earth for several different purposes such as the monitoring the weather, communication, military and navigation.
Here are some of the cool facts about space shuttles you didn’t know: