Space Shuttle – An Era Gone But Not Forgotten

Links here to some great informational/educational sites and to us of course.

Between the first launch on April 12, 1981, and the final landing on July 21, 2011, NASA’s space shuttle fleet — Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour — flew 135 missions, helped construct the International Space Station and inspired generations.
 
 
Space Shuttle Program Commemorative Patch

Image above: The Space Shuttle Program 30-year commemorative patch

On this page, you’ll find a collection of feature stories and videos documenting space shuttle operations. You’ll also receive an insider’s perspective of what it took to maintain and fly this technological marvel.

› Shuttle History Showcase Videos
› The Space Shuttle – Interactive
› Shuttle Launch Chart (1MB PDF)
› Shuttle Crew and Mission Posters
› Shuttle Spinoffs (312KB PDF)
› Space Shuttle Era Fact Sheet (236 KB PDF)
› Brian Basset Shuttle Tribute

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