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Space Shuttle - Wikipedia
4 Dec 2019 at 12:33pm
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system that was operated from 1981 to 2011 by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of the Space Shuttle program.Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development.

Space Shuttle | NASA
5 Dec 2019 at 5:39pm
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 30 years of missions.

space shuttle | Names, Definition, Facts, & History ...
26 Nov 2019 at 11:55pm
Space shuttle, partially reusable rocket-launched vehicle designed to go into orbit around Earth, to transport people and cargo to and from orbiting spacecraft, and to glide to a runway landing on its return to Earth?s surface. It was developed by NASA and made 135 spaceflights between 1981 and 2011.

Space Shuttle Launch Audio - play LOUD (no music) HD 1080p
4 Dec 2019 at 1:27am
- - Created through FAIR USE for educational purposes - - STS-121 You need a sound system with a lot of power and a great sub (turned up to house shaking level) to get the right effect of this video.

What Was the Space Shuttle? | NASA
5 Dec 2019 at 12:17pm
The space shuttle carries astronauts to space and back. The space shuttle launched like a rocket and landed like a glider. It carried people and cargo into space. ...

6 Dec 2019 at 10:25pm
NASA.gov brings you the latest news, images and videos from America's space agency, pioneering the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research.

Space Shuttle Columbia disaster - Wikipedia
29 Oct 2019 at 3:07am
The shuttle's main fuel tank was covered in thermal insulation foam intended to prevent ice from forming when the tank is full of liquid hydrogen and oxygen.Such ice could damage the shuttle if shed during lift-off. Mission STS-107 was the 113th Space Shuttle launch. Planned to begin on January 11, 2001, the mission was delayed 18 times and eventually launched on January 16, 2003, following ...

Space Shuttle: The First Reusable Spacecraft | Space
11 Dec 2017 at 6:58pm
NASA's space shuttle was the world's first reusable spacecraft. It launched like a rocket and returned to Earth like a glider. It was designed to carry large payloads ? such as satellites ...

Space.com: NASA, Space Exploration and Astronomy News
8 Dec 2019 at 8:46am
Get the latest space exploration, innovation and astronomy news. Space.com celebrates humanity's ongoing expansion across the final frontier.

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