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History of the space shuttle

T.A. Heppenheimer

History of the space shuttle

by T.A. Heppenheimer

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space shuttles -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes

    StatementT.A. Heppenheimer
    SeriesNASA history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL795.5 .H4697 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17045086M
    ISBN 101588340147, 1588340090
    LC Control Number2001049233

    Jun 07,  · Space Shuttle: The First 20 Years is the best book on the shuttle program yet. Yes, it has beautiful [and in some cases, unpublished] photos. Yes, it has all the details you need to know to follow a shuttle mission from training to blackfin-boats.com: Topical Index: Jump down to: By Subject Aeronautics Anniversary Milestones Biographies Earth Views from the Space Shuttle Sputnik, Explorer, and Vanguard X-1 Astronaut Still Photography During Apollo Books, NASA History Announcement of newest book or monograph NASA books.

    In , the Slovene officer Hermann Noordung was the first to imagine a complete space station in his book The Problem of Space Travel. The first rocket to reach space was a German V-2 rocket, on a vertical test flight in June Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 7, results for Books: "space shuttle" Skip to main search results.

    space shuttle: Takeoff and landing This video shows a takeoff and landing of a manned U.S. space shuttle. The shuttle's main components are a winged orbiter, a large external tank that carries the liquid fuel and oxidizer for the orbiter's three main engines, and two solid-fuel rocket boosters mounted on the sides of the external tank. Jul 01,  · Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off from Kennedy Space Center, on April 12, Commander John Young and pilot Robert Crippen were onboard STS-1, the first orbital flight of the Space Shuttle program.


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History of the space shuttle by T.A. Heppenheimer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nov 02,  · This history chronicles the development of reusable spacecraft, including the full and fascinating history of Space Shuttle flights and all developmental and experimental craft. This book has been totally revised and updated since it was last published in Read more Read less Inspire a love of reading with Prime Book Box for Kids/5(40).

Dec 15,  · The flight campaign for the American space shuttle began on April 12,with the launch of STS-1 from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, and ended on July 21,with wheels stop of STS During the 30 years and missions in between, the program experienced triumphs and tragedies, amazed the world with its orbital exploits, and was frequently the subject of admiration, 5/5(2).

Sep 01,  · And since its first launch inthe shuttle has proved to be the dependable, versatile and reusable workhorse it was designed to be, delivering hundreds of tons of payloads into orbit, rescuing and repairing damaged satellites, and helping to build and supply the International Space Station.

The History of the Space Shuttle takes you on a unique journey through the triumphs and tragedy of the shuttle program, from the earliest 4/5(4). Jan 24,  · This book is an incredibly detailed exploration of history of the development of the Space Transportation System (aka space shuttle).

The book begins with a history of some pioneering work by Germans in WWII and follows the history of the development of the concept of the shuttle, how contracts were awarded to aerospace firms, and how the actual shuttle was built.4/5(1).

Sep 07,  · The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History [Philip S. Harrington] on blackfin-boats.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Signed by Shuttle astronauts Bernard Harris, Karol Bobko and Robert Hoot Gibson/5(8).

The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NASA’s First Space Plane. Minneapolis: Zenith Press–MBI Publishing, This illustrated book marks a special moment in history: STS, the final mission of Space Shuttle. Endeavour.

The book provides a retrospective of all Space Shuttle missions, including the Shuttle’s final flight. Sep 20,  · This is a great book on the history of the Space Shuttle. It has information about all about the Space Shuttle flights.

It tells who flew on each flight, what they did, the date & duration of each flignt. At the very back of the book is a Space Shuttle Log.

The Photos are really awesome too. It is a hardback coffee table blackfin-boats.com by: 2. Toward a History of the Space Shuttle: An Annotated Bibliography: This is an annotated bibliography of historical books, articles, and studies about the Space Shuttle, originally published in Part 2 is available as Monographs in Aerospace History, No.

NASA SP, Click below to view this book in a three part PDF: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Herring, Mack R. Way Station to Space: A History of the John C. Stennis Space Center. NASA SP, Click here to view a PDF of this HTML version.

May 21,  · But the thrust of the book is the development of Florida's Space Coast; the area has transformed from a space shuttle port to a commercial spaceflight hub in less than a decade, Pappalardo argues.

reusable space vehicle were developed as early as the s, and several projects reached the design and test stage in the s. Initially, the Space Shuttle was envisioned as a fully reusable, commercial spaceplane. During the early s. Jun 17,  · It's probably next to impossible to write so detailed an account of the Space Shuttle's history without drowning it in acronyms and minutiae, and the book doesn't even try.

It's strongest at the beginning and the end, when it's using relatively broad strokes to describe the Shuttle's development and a mids vision of its future and legacy /5. Space Shuttles have been features of fiction and nonfiction, from children's movies to documentaries.

Early examples include the James Bond film, Moonraker, the Activision videogame Space Shuttle: A Journey into Space () and G. Harry Stine's novel Shuttle blackfin-boats.com flight: April 12, Aug 01,  · This history chronicles the development of reusable spacecraft, including the full and fascinating history of Space Shuttle flights and all developmental and experimental craft.

This book has been totally revised and updated since it was last published in /5. Jun 28,  · NASA's space shuttle program officially began inbut its roots go all the way back to a Nazi concept vehicle from the s.

Dec 12,  · 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 into these couple hundred pages is AMAZING!!5/5(1). New York: William Morrow and Co., This is a popularly written book on the decision, development, and test of the early Space Shuttle, the Orbiternamed for the Star Trek craft Enterprise.

The book is written with a minimum of technical jargon and puts the reader on Discovery’s flight deck during some of the most important missions of the Space Shuttle era from satellite retrieval, to deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope, to construction of the International Space Station, and the Return to Flight after two tragic losses.

"As the space shuttle returns to flight for what will probably be its final series of missions, this book provides a comprehensive ( pages) history of this ‘workhouse’ of the American space programme.

A number of well-reproduced black and white photographs illustrate some of the highlights of the shuttle’s missions. Mar 24,  · This book details the development of the Space Shuttle as well as provides a blow-by-blow account of its maiden flight - that of shuttle Columbia's in White discusses in great detail concerns over missing tiles on Columbia's heat shield, and the effort to confirm the mission's safety/5.

blackfin-boats.com talks with author Rowland White about his new book, "Into the Black," and the surprising history of the very first shuttle blackfin-boats.com: Douglas Messier.The first is about the most momentous moment in space history: Michael Collins, who piloted the first mission to the moon, provides a view of space exploration from the cockpit.

Tell us about the man and his autobiography Carrying the Fire. Carrying the Fire  is widely regarded as .In space shuttle Discovery launched the Hubble Space Telescope which ushered in a new era of space imaging and astronomical research.

Astronauts have also worked outside the shuttle using a robotic arm and even performing space walks to make repairs, like replacing Hubble’s faulty mirror.