Space Shuttle Program
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...
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system
operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), ...
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 ...
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 ...
Since 1981, NASA space shuttles have been rocketing from the Florida coast into
Earth orbit. The five orbiters — Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and ...
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
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 ...
Sep 18, 2012 ... The space shuttle was designed to carry large payloads into orbit, service them,
and bring them back to Earth if necessary.
Mar 3, 2013 ... Space shuttle Atlantis and 6 astronauts began an 11 day space exploration flight
to the International Space Station on November 16, 2009.
Jul 1, 2011 ... From its first launch 30 years ago to its final mission scheduled for next Friday,
NASA's Space Shuttle program has seen moments of dizzying ...