An Inside Look at the ‘Astrovan’

Article written: 17 Nov , 2011
Updated: 12 Jan , 2016

We’ve all seen the specially made NASA van that takes the astronauts to the launchpad, but normally we don’t get to see what it is like on the inside. NASA just put out this video, letting us Earth-bound folks get a peek inside the shiny, silvery astronaut vehicle. And just take a look who got to drive it…

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2 Responses

  1. Michael Currie says

    This is a great example of what was wrong with the Shuttle Program: using expensive and elaborate custom equipment. What would be wrong with just ferrying the astronauts in a couple of regular minivans?

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