The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system
operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), ...
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 endurance through ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 18, 2012 ... The space shuttle was designed to carry large payloads into orbit, service them,
and bring them back to Earth if necessary.
News about space shuttle. Commentary and archival information about space
shuttle from The New York Times.
The Space Shuttle Orbiter became a Boeing program in 1996, when the
company purchased Rockwell International's aerospace and defense assets.
See photos of U.S. space shuttles in this photo gallery from National Geographic.