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Space Shuttle

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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

U.S. Space Shuttle Photos -- National Geographic

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

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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... More »