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The Space Shuttle Program

v1.2.0 / TOC (8 chapters) / 01 jan 17 / greg goebel

* This document provides a short history of the US space shuttle program, with an emphasis on technology and operations. It also describes the Soviet Buran-Energia shuttle program and various unbuilt shuttle efforts, and includes a chronological list of shuttle missions.

shuttle Endeavour in orbit


[1.0] Prelude: The X-15, Dyna-Soar, & The Lifting Bodies

[2.0] Building The Space Shuttle

[3.0] The Shuttle Described

[4.0] Shuttle Operations 1983 To 1986

[5.0] Shuttle Operations 1988 To 1992

[6.0] Shuttle Operations 1993 To 2001

[7.0] Shuttle Operations 2002 To 2011

[8.0] Postscript: The Other Shuttles


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