Celebrating 30 years of the space shuttle program by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, William C.

By National Aeronautics and Space Administration, William C. Wallack, George A. Gonzalez, Charles F. Bolden Jr., Visit Amazon's Adam Chen Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Adam Chen,

Significantly illustrated all through this approximately 300-page booklet, the photograph photographs and folks show off the various firsts and proud moments that the us has lead the realm in area exploration.  Over 3 many years, this flagship software has turn into a part of the material of America's history.  It has helped us increase communications on the earth and to appreciate our domestic planet better.  It has set clinical satellites like Magellan and Ullyses rushing on their missions into the sun method and introduced Hubble and Chandra to discover the universe.

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M. m. eDt on runway 33 at Kennedy Space center, fl Du r a t io n 8 days, 5 hours, 23 minutes, and 38 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 3,400,000 miles O r b it s 133 C re w commander robert l. crippen pilot Jon a. mcBride mission Specialists Kathryn D. Sullivan, Sally K. ride, and David c. leestma payload Specialists marc garneau and paul D. m. m. eSt on runway 15 at Kennedy Space center, fl Du r a t io n 7 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 56 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 2,870,000 miles O r b it s 127 C re w commander frederick h.

ESt from launch pad 39B at Kennedy Space center, fl L o s s o f C re w the crew and vehicle were lost 73 seconds after lift-off. C re w commander francis r. Scobee pilot michael J. Smith mission Specialists Judith a. resnik, ellison S. onizuka, and ronald e. mcNair payload Specialists gregory B. Jarvis and Sharon christa mcauliffe T 57 St S- 26 58 StS-26 was NaSa’s return to flight mission following the challenger accident. During the mission the crew delivered the tDrS-c communications satellite to earth orbit.

Cleave, Sherwood c. Spring, and Jerry l. ross payload Specialists rodolfo Neri Vela and charles D. m. m. pSt on runway 22 at edwards air force Base, ca Du r a t io n 6 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 51 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 2,197,305 miles O r b it s 98 C re w commander robert l. gibson pilot charles f. Bolden, Jr. mission Specialists franklin r. chang-Díaz, Steven a. hawley, and george D. Nelson payload Specialists robert J. m. eSt from launch pad 39B at Kennedy Space center, fl L o s s o f C re w the crew and vehicle were lost 73 seconds after lift-off.

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