Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Who's driving?

Ever wondered what it looks like to sit in the cockpit of the space shuttle whilst in space?

Click here High res

Note: I know that when in orbit no one needs to drive. I'm not that stupid.

8 comments:

basementcat said...

Which button fires the phasers?

Anonymous said...

Nice, but the earth and stars is badly photoshopped and in reality flight rules would be stuck to the blue velcro everwhere

dizzy said...

The Cockpit image is real, the backdrop isn't

source

DARWEN REPORTER said...

"In Space No One Can Hear You Scream".

Quote from the cult 1979 Sci Fi film "Alien"

Oldrightie said...

Not a lot different to an Airbus cockpit. Probably as much fun, better view!

jailhouselawyer said...

The answer to who is driving...

On The Buses it's Dawn Butler

John Pickworth said...

If you zoom in you can see the Satnav: "Warning! Speed Camera, 275mtrs. Limit 30MPH"

;-)

Neil Reddin said...

Those switches are looking a bit rusty - I guess it's showing its age.

Was it really 29 years ago I was watching the live coverage of Columbia's first return to earth?

I feel old.