The space shuttle flight software development process an. Endeavours route on the city streets between lax and exposition park was meticulously measured and each move was carefully choreographed. Still the most advanced, efficient rocket engine in. For information on ishuttle routes, visit the octa website. The primary avionics software system pass is the missioncritical onboard data processing system for nasas space shuttle fleet. It is passing through neighborhoods and strip malls, headed. Explore the interactive exhibits and examine the artifacts to discover. The legacy of space shuttle flight software christopher j. The space shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the national aeronautics and space administration nasa, which accomplished routine transportation for earthtoorbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011. The space shuttle has been featured as a lego model, along with a large lego space shuttle model that was constructed by visitors at the ksc. The shuttle program office has the final authority for all flight software. Final journey the space shuttle endeavour makes its final journey. Space shuttle endeavour roll out expo park exposition park.
Roadrunner shuttle and limousine service provides safe, reliable, quality ground transportation solutions to and from your home, hotel, or office. On may 21, 2016, the tank, a nearly 154foot long, more than 65,000pound behemoth dubbed et94, was towed from the port in marina del rey where it arrived. See photos of endeavours 2day trip through the streets of l. Space shuttle stock photos download 8,189 royalty free photos. Space shuttle endeavour finally arrived at california science center, where it will become a museum piece. The space shuttle endeavours unprecedented crosscountry trek will finally. As youve surely heard, access to much of the route will be tight because of safety concerns. In flight, all shuttle control activitiesincluding main engine throttling, directing control jets to turn the vehicle in a different orientation, firing the engines, or providing guidance commands for landingare performed manually or automatically with this. Space shuttle endeavour is seen on top the overland transporter beginning its twoday, 12mile l. The space shuttle flight software development process.
The i shuttle is operated and managed by the orange county transportation authority octa. Space station viewing and sighting info for your location. Im picturing our old 1980s tandy with 640k of memory still operating an incredible space craft in 2003. Oct 12, 2012 as neat as it was to see it in the air last month, this is much more unique there are few chances in life to see a space shuttle roll down a southland boulevard in front of a mcdonalds. The space shuttle engineering integration office by assignment to the space shuttle avionics office has primary responsibility for the entire process of software verification and validation. Oct 12, 2012 space shuttle endeavour is seen on top the overland transporter beginning its twoday, 12mile l. Added to the exhibit since i was there is an external. Routes 402c and 403d for irvine station to spectrum area routes.
The health of our communityincluding guests, staff, volunteers and neighborsis a top priority for the california science center. Space station iss viewing and sighting information schedule for your location tonight. It embarked on its first mission, sts49, in may 1992 and its 25th and final mission, sts4, in may 2011. Accordingly, we are following guidance from state and local health. Time is when the sighting opportunity will begin in your local time zone.
This was the second time i saw the space shuttle endeavour at the california science center and it was as amazing as the first time i saw it. There are numerous awesome exhibits, and each is done to the highest standard. On april 12, 2016, the last space shuttle external tank et built for flight left nasas michoud assembly facility in new orleans, louisiana. Space shuttle endeavours final journey was a 12mile ride from lax, through inglewood, to the california science center in exposition park. Each route is designed to serve travel within that neighborhood and to connect to other regional transit services such as metro rapid and local routes. I am jealous that i dont have a place this awesome closer to home. With the sts5 landing, the space shuttle primary avionics software system pass has completed over thirty years of operational service as the brains of the flybywire space shuttle. The initial goals of the space shuttle program required that the avionics and software. Aug 08, 2012 the retired space shuttle endeavour is scheduled to arrive sept. Space shuttle endeavour orbiter vehicle designation. Stuntman matt mcbride, a precision driver, was at the wheel, with.
New years day, memorial day, independence day, labor day. Nasa announces new homes for retiring space shuttles. Space shuttle endeavour is a retired orbiter from nasas space shuttle program and the fifth. The plan is to mount the winged spaceship vertically. Nasas space shuttle program, officially called the space transportation. The only part of the shuttle stack that wasnt reusable, the external tank carried the propellants to power the space shuttle main engines. California science center science learning for everyone. How often, if ever, was software updated in the shuttle. Im not sure what software was in the shuttle orbiters, but was it updated.
This is the optimum viewing period as the sun reflects off the space station and contrasts against the darker sky. The space shuttle endeavours full route from lax to the. Enter a city or zip code for times to view it right in your backyard. Amazing timelapse shows space shuttle endeavours final. Still the most advanced, efficient rocket engine in the world, space shuttle main engines helped push the shuttle up to orbit. The admission is free, and the center is now home to the space shuttle endeavour. And were there rigorous tests to avoid software crashes. The space shuttle endeavours full route from lax to the california science center. The big endeavour features photographs of some of the spectacular scenes from space shuttle endeavours flight over california and her 12mile, 68hour journey through city streets to its. Elements of this image furnished by nasa space shuttle endeavour during retirement parade. Oct 12, 2012 see photos of endeavours 2day trip through the streets of l. Nov 15, 2011 even though the space shuttle is capable of circling the earth in just 90 minutes, getting space shuttle endeavour to travel the final 22 km 14 miles to its ultimate resting place will take over. My main objective was to get to see the endeavour space shuttle.
Computers in 1981 were of course significantly inferior to what i had in my phone in 2003. A man waves an american flag as a massive space shuttle external fuel tank, the last one in existence, moves past on a street in inglewood, calif. Discovery was the first of the three active space shuttles to be retired, completing its final mission on march 9, 2011. The retirement of nasas space shuttle fleet took place from march to july 2011. Ov105 is a retired orbiter from nasas space shuttle program and the fifth and final operational shuttle built.
Scroll down and click on city bus connections routes 400a and 401b for tustin station to irvine business complex routes. May 18, 2016 in the newshistory was made recently as the lastexisting, flightqualified external fuel tank for nasas space shuttle program made a 16. Hop a ride on downtowns free shuttle service by donna evans. The space shuttle also appears in a number of flight simulator and space flight simulator games such as microsoft space simulator, orbiter, and space shuttle mission 2007. Exploring in a still unknown galaxy space shuttle with galaxy.
Then there are freshly hung noleftturn signs on a street youve turned left on for years, or the. In flight, all shuttle control activitiesincluding main engine throttling. May 18, 2016 the space shuttle endeavour dazzled angelenos in 2012 when it soared into socal airspace and slowly rolled its way along city streets to the california science center. Accordingly, we are following guidance from state and local health authorities as we closely monitor and respond the global outbreak of the coronavirus covid19. Space shuttle stock photos download 8,189 royalty free. Nasas space shuttle endeavour slowly moves along city streets space shuttle taking off on a mission on dark blue background with stars.1089 672 1131 499 874 1521 1216 200 1183 828 907 114 704 583 751 451 536 741 1008 441 964 817 1393 859 1438 257 1483 779 1224 164 314