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Wheels Stop

Author : Rick Houston
ISBN : 9780803248939
Genre : Science
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Humanity’s first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA’s Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shuttle program came into question, as did NASA itself, so long an institution that was seemingly above reproach. Wheels Stop tells the stirring story of how, after the Challenger disaster, the Space Shuttle not only recovered but went on to perform its greatest missions. From the Return to Flight mission of STS-26 in 1988 to the last shuttle mission ever on STS-135 in 2011, Wheels Stop takes readers behind the scenes as the shuttle’s crews begin to mend Cold War tensions with the former Soviet Union, conduct vital research, deploy satellites, repair the Hubble Space Telescope, and assist in constructing the International Space Station. It also tells the heart-wrenching story of the Columbia tragedy and the loss of the magnificent STS-107 crew. As complex as the shuttle was, the people it carried into orbit were often more so—and this is their story, too. Close encounters with astronauts, flight controllers, and shuttle workers capture the human side of the Space Shuttle’s amazing journey—and invite readers along for the ride.

Official Gazette Of The United States Patent Office

Author : United States. Patent Office
ISBN : PSU:000064089720
Genre : Patents
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Stop The Wheels Of Government

Author : Matthew Quinton Dawson
ISBN : OCLC:35270781
Genre : France
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Specifications And Drawings Of Patents Relating To Electricity Issued By The U S

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ISBN : NYPL:33433012878017
Genre : Electric apparatus and appliances
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Locomotive Firemen S Magazine

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ISBN : HARVARD:LI2A4L
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Brotherhood Of Locomotive Firemen And Enginemen S Magazine

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ISBN : NYPL:33433007515996
Genre : Locomotives
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Unit Direct Support And General Support Maintenance Manual

Author : United States. Dept. of the Army
ISBN : UVA:X002216648
Genre : Forklift trucks
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