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Chronology of Space Shuttle flights, 1981-2000

Chronology of Space Shuttle flights, 1981-2000

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Published by NASA History Division, Office of Policy and Plans, NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC .
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    Subjects:
  • Space Shuttle Program (U.S.) -- History -- Chronology.,
  • Space shuttles -- United States -- History -- Chronology.,
  • Manned space flight -- History -- Chronology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Judy A. Rumerman with Stephen J. Garber.
    GenreChronology.
    ContributionsRumerman, Judy A., Garber, Stephen J., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15580126M

    Four shuttles were made (Columbia, Discovery, Atlantis, Challenger). The first flight was in with the space shuttle Columbia, piloted by astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen. Columbia performed well and the other shuttles soon made several successful flights. In , the shuttle Challenger exploded in flight and the entire crew was lost.   53 videos Play all The Cold War () Simple History Buran-Energia: The Soviet Space Shuttle on a Moon Rocket - Duration: Curious Droid 2,, views.

    This timeline is mainly compiled from the NASA Space Exploration Timeline: A.D.-Present, Sea and Sky’s Space Exploration Timeline and Timeline of NASA, the Space Shuttle and Near Earth Space Flights. This page was last reviewed on Aug Contact us with questions or comments. Research Our Records. As the space shuttle program comes to a close, Endeavor makes its final landing on June 1, Commander Mark Kelly, who guided the shuttle to Earth, comments on the historic flight.

    Hopes were high as the Challenger space shuttle was launched. Aboard were teacher Christa McAuliffe and six other astronauts. Just seventy-three seconds after liftoff, the shuttle exploded. None of the astronauts aboard survived. Telling the personal stories of the Challenger crew, author Suzanne Lieurance examines how the terrible tragedy affected the space program and American history.   This book is a cousin to the beautiful and now out-of-print The Home Planet [], although the quotes in that book were never longer than a paragraph. To top it off, Space Shuttle: The First 20 Years is published by DK Publishing, a company especially good at this type of :


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Chronology of Space Shuttle flights, 1981-2000 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chronology of space shuttle flights, Washington, D.C.: NASA History Division, Office of Policy and Plans, NASA Headquarters, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Judy A Rumerman; Stephen J Garber; United States.

National. Chronology of space shuttle flights, Washington, D.C.: NASA History Division, Office of Policy and Plans, NASA Headquarters, [] (DLC) Mr.

Dennis Jenkins' book, "Space Shuttle: The History of the National Space Transportation System: The First Missions" is one of the most amazing technical books on space vehicles ever printed.

The amount of historical, technical, and operational information packed /5(41). STSB was the tenth space shuttle mission and the fourth flight of the Challenger. Mission Specialist Bruce McCangless II became the first Chronology of Space Shuttle flights Earth-orbiting satellite, venturing out feet (98m) from the orbiter, as depicted.

"A Chronology of Space Shuttle Flights, " as been published by NASA as HHR, October, The Astronautics and Aeronautics series are a basic reference to major events of this type for the year.

They contain a great deal of information, are indexed, but typically include no illustrations. Space Shuttle/an Illustrated History of Space Shuttle, Us Winged Spacecraft: X to Orbiter (A Foulis aviation book) [Smith, Melvyn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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This book is meant for a more general audience and includes a short history of the Space Shuttle Program, a two-page article on each of the missions, a brief description of the two accidents, and an overview of the retirement activities at the end of the program. NSTS, STS Flight Requirements Document NSTS, Shuttle Crew Scheduling Constraints The timeline formats used in this Flight Plan are based on JSC, Timeline Format Definitions and Standard Notes, Rev C, May The STS Flight Plan is based on a launch date of Janu at CST (Janu at File Size: 1MB.

rows  The longest orbital flight of the Shuttle was STS at 17 days 15 hours, while the shortest. Nov. 15, The Soviet Union launches its Buran space shuttle on its only flight, an unpiloted test. May 4, The Space Shuttle Atlantis launches the Magellan space Author: Space News.

talks with author Rowland White about his new book, "Into the Black," and the surprising history of the very first shuttle : Douglas Messier.

Space shuttle: the first 20 years / This book looks at the Space Shuttle experience, as told by the astronauts themselves. The editors of Air & Space/Smithsonian Magazine wrote all of the people who have flown on the Space Shuttle since with a simple request: Tell us your best stories.

This document was originally produced as an informal Mission Operations book and has been updated since Space Shuttle Flight STS-1 and throughout the program.

This version is a formally released NASA document. It is a handy reference guide for flight data for all Space Shuttle missions. Welcome to the Space Book section with Space Shuttle Books and related. Try the following Space Book: Please buy here to support the site.

NASA Space Shuttle Manual: An Insight into the Design, Construction and Operation of the NASA Space Shuttle by David Baker (April ). Designed between and and first flown into space inthe NASA Shuttle will have flown almost.

NASA's five Space Shuttle Orbiters were the first spacecraft capable of routinely launching into space like rockets and then returning to Earth as gliders.

By the end of the thirty-year program, the distinctly recognizable spacecraft became an American icon, serving the nation as the host for scientific space research, applications, and operations.

Shuttle Reference Manual The Shuttle Reference Manual, most recently revised inis an indepth technical guide to space shuttle equipment and operations. It was accurate in and while most of the information provided here from the manual.

history of the Space Shuttle Program [] that d iscuss its complex evolution as it relates to politics, budget challenges, techn ology barrie rs, and requirem ents for the program. Each of Author: Charles Camarda. Spaceflight A R E C O R D O F A C H I E V E M E N T, 1 9 6 1 – 2 0 0 6 Compiled by Judith A.

Rumerman Updated by Chris Gamble and Gabriel Okolski Monographs in Aerospace History No. 41 U.S. HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT: A Record of Achievement, – SP Chronology of space shuttle flights, / Published: () The space shuttle / by: Fichter, George S.

Published: () I-Share includes the resources of 91 Illinois libraries that belong to the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois. During spaceflight. As of Februaryin-flight accidents have killed 15 astronauts and 4 cosmonauts, in five separate incidents.

Three of them had flown above the Kármán line (edge of space), and one was intended to do so. In each case, the entire crew was killed.

Defining Events in NASA History Forecast of Upcoming Anniversaries Highlights of the First Human Space Flights Lunar Exploration Timeline. April 16 Space shuttle main engineflight engine delivered to NSTL, for acceptance test firing April 18 Complete left-hand OMS/RCS Phase I qualification, WSTF May 1 Enterprise (OV)/ ET/SRBs mated on mobile launcher platform, transported to Launch Complex A from Vehicle Assembly Building at KSC.STS Entry Timeline 02/15/ Adding detailed telemetry timeline, flight director's "Columbia is on target for runway three-three at the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility.