The Space Shuttle

Author: Piers Bizony
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 0760347816
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The book also covers the development and design of the orbiter, as well as the technical specifications of the vehicle and details of its major assemblies and subassemblies.

Milestones Of Space

Author: James E. David
Publisher: Zenith Press
ISBN: 1627882030
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Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
James E. David, David H. DeVorkin, Hunter Hollins, ... Washington: NASA, 2000.
... The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NA SA's First Space Plane.

Space Shuttle 1981 2011

Author: Air & Space Magazine
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588344878
Size: 63.12 MB
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In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words.

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress
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Our nation's exciting adventure in space began just over forty years ago, with the
launch of the Explorer I satellite on January ... Mr. President, forty years after we
launched our first satellite and nearly thirty years since Neil Armstrong took ... At
NASA's Kennedy Space Center—the nation's premiere launch base—the space
shuttle continues to faithfully serve ... And space tourism—featuring space planes
that operate from traditional airports—is becoming more and more of a likelihood.

The Bulletin

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While in Australia, he criticised NASA and the progress of the space race. ...
LAVA TESTER A ground-based detector developed by CSIRO and defence
contractor Tenix could help commercial aircraft ... NASA is also struggling to
develop an orbital space plane, or mini-shuttle, designed to take over some of the
crew launch functions of its ageing | space shuttles. ... "A visionary goal needs to
be stated at the Kittyhawk ceremony later this year [celebrating the centenary of
powered flight].

New Scientist

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Reg Kllwood, the manager of the centre, says that of the first batch of 30 about 60
per cent got jobs of one kind or another. ... a costly, and largely unproductive, way
of celebrating Information Technology Year. d A SUGGESTION that you should "
go see a ... the criteria under which ordinary citizens can qualify for joining the
crew of a space shuttle when the shuttle programme is ... James Beggs, the
administrator of NASA, says that his government will not sell tickets for trips into


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Each of the five technical sessions was opened by a keynote speaker, the first
being Mr J. J. Sheperd of the Science Council of Canada. There followed parallel
sessions covering the whole range of aeronautics and space in the Canadian
scene. ... EMJS Something to chuts about This year, Irvin Great Britain of
Letchworth, Herts, are celebrating the 60th anniversay of ... Grierson Memorial
Lecture was "Towards more efficient aircraft" given in 1978 by Dr Richard T.
Whitcomb of NASA.