With Atlantis set to lift off for the space shuttle’s very last flight, NASA faces the harsh reality of layoffs and questions about America’s commitment to leadership in space.
A symbol of progress and achievement, cartoonists have covered the space shuttle program for the last 30 years. Join us as we take a look back at the space shuttle program through the eyes of the nation’s best political cartoonists.
Daryl Cagle / msnbc.com, PoliticalCartoons.com
David Fitzsimmons / Arizona Daily Star, PoliticalCartoons.com
Adam Zyglis / Buffalo News, PoliticalCartoons.com