NASA: The Next Generation

Quiz: CNBC Quiz: The Business of Space

NASA has spent tens of billions of dollars on the space shuttle program, launching 134 missions since its inception in 1981. As NASA prepares for its last shuttle launch on July 8, an era of low-orbital space exploration – the source of numerous technological advancements and many space-related businesses and jobs – will come to a close. How much do you know about the space program? Take our quiz.

Posted 7 July 2011