A Look Back at the Space Shuttle

Join us as we look back at the Space Shuttle program though the eyes of the nation’s best political cartoonists.

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 /
David Fitzsimmons / Arizona Daily Star
Adam Zyglis, Buffalo News

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By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post. For the past 35 years, Daryl has been one of America’s most prolific cartoonists.