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Space Planes: Evolution of the Winged Spaceship (Infographic)

Space Planes infographic
See how engineers turned the dream of winged spaceship into reality with NASA's space shuttle in this SPACE.com infographic. (Image credit: Karl Tate/SPACE.com)

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Karl Tate
Karl's association with SPACE.com goes back to 2000, when he was hired to produce interactive Flash graphics. Starting in 2010, Karl has been TechMediaNetwork's infographics specialist across all editorial properties.  Before joining SPACE.com, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating  news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Karl on Google+.