Flight Deck

Check out this 360 degree view of the Space Shuttle Discovery’s flight deck – via BoingBoing.

The number of gauges, buttons, screens and dials is quite amazing. It must have been quite a challenge to fly a space shuttle on top of dealing with the many risks inherent in manned space-flight.

Also, the Dell laptop looks slightly incongruous. An integral part of the flight control system? Or…?

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