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The story of the space shuttle

Author: David M Harland
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer ; Chichester : Praxis, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In spite of the Challenger and Columbia disasters, the US Space Shuttle remains the most successful spacecraft ever developed. This work explains the scientific contribution the Space Shuttle has  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Harland
ISBN: 1852337931 9781852337933
OCLC Number: 53962804
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins --
The early years --
The Challenger accident --
Communications satellites --
Department of Defense involvement --
A multiplicity of missions --
The art of spacewalking --
Microgravity --
Studying Earth --
Shuttle-Mir --
International space station --
The loss of Columbia --
Responsibility: David M. Harland.
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From the reviews: "As the space shuttle returns to flight for what will probably be its final series of missions, this book provides a comprehensive (400 pages) history of this 'workhouse' of the Read more...

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