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The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), ...

Space Shuttle | NASA

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Jul 30, 2015 ... NASA's space shuttle fleet began setting records with its first launch on April 12, 1981 and continued to set high marks of achievement and ...

How Space Shuttles Work | HowStuffWorks

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In its nearly 30-year history, the space shuttle program has seen exhilarating highs and devastating lows. The fleet has taken astronauts on dozens of successful ...

Space Shuttle

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The idea of a reusable "space shuttle" that could launch like a rocket but deliver and land like an airplane was appealing and would be a great technical ...

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Jul 21, 2011 ... NASA's 30-year Space Transportation System (STS) program came to an end on 21st July 2011. The Space Shuttle fleet delivered the Hubble ...

Boeing: Historical Snapshot: Space Shuttle Orbiter

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The Space Shuttle Orbiter became a Boeing program in 1996, when the company purchased Rockwell International's aerospace and defense assets.

space shuttle | Britannica.com

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Space shuttle, partially reusable rocket-launched vehicle designed to go into orbit around Earth, to transport people and cargo to and from orbiting spacecraft,  ...

U.S. Space Shuttle Photos -- National Geographic - Science

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See photos of U.S. space shuttles in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

Decommissioning the Space Shuttles - The Atlantic

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Mar 28, 2012 ... Starting next month, NASA will begin delivering its four Space Shuttle orbiters to their final destinations. After an extensive decommissioning ...

How many space shuttles does NASA have? | Reference.com

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NASA has operated six space shuttles, beginning with the prototype orbiter, which was flown in Earth's atmosphere during landing and flight tests. Two of the  ...

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The space shuttle, the most complex machine ever built, is the only spacecraft with its robust capacity. The shuttle's capacity enables humans today to build the world's largest orbiting... More »
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5 Horrifying Facts You Didn't Know About the Space Shuttle - Forbes

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Apr 18, 2012 ... Criticizing the Space Shuttle is like punching America in the face. After all, it's been a symbol of national pride for thirty years. But many of my ...

Space Shuttle: The First Reusable Spacecraft | The Most Amazing ...

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Sep 18, 2012 ... The space shuttle was designed to carry large payloads into orbit, service them, and bring them back to Earth if necessary.

Space Shuttles - The New York Times

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News about space shuttle. Commentary and archival information about space shuttle from The New York Times.