Thirty Years of NASA Space Shuttle Missions
NASA's space shuttle fleet is hanging up its wings after 30 years. The first shuttle flight, STS-1, launched on April 12, 1981.
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An image of Mission Specialist James Newman during the first of three EVAs.
Canadarm 201 flew 23 times in space, including the second and final missions of the space shuttle program.
That's about $8 million more than the previous going rate.
The Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex will display the retired orbiter.
The retired space shuttle is being readied for exhibition at the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Center.
The tank will be displayed at the Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum in Florida.
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Photos of NASA's first space shuttle launch STS-1 aboard Columbia on April 12, 1981.
See photos of America's historic spaceport, Kennedy Space Center in Florida
A brain-computer interface allows astronauts to control a spaces shuttle with their thoughts.
The shootdown of the spy satellite USA-193 sparked talk about the graveyard of outer space, which is crowded with some 17,000 spent rocket stages, dead or dying satellites and countless crumbs of human-made orbital flotsam. An average of one object has re
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