Shuttle programme patch infographic
Image shows emblem marking the end of the shuttle era. The patch was designed by Blake Dumesnil of the Johnson Space Centre.


Shuttle programme patch

By Duncan Mil

July 8, 2011 - Space shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on the final flight of NASA’s 30-year shuttle programme. An April 2011 analysis of the programme’s costs over its lifetime puts the price tag at $196 billion or $1.45 billion per flight.

PUBLISHED: 14/06/2011; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: NASA/JPL
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