What are facts about the Space Shuttle?
What are all the Space Shuttle names?
- Transcript of What are the names of the space shuttle orbiters. Their names, in the order they were built, are Enterprise, Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour. The Enterprise was flown only within Earth's atmosphere, during Shuttle approach and landing tests conducted in 1977.
What was the first Space Shuttle?
- The Space Shuttle was invented by National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) during 1970s and Columbia was the first space shuttle launched in 1981 to travel into space.
What are the types of space shuttles?
- - HST Hubble Space Telescope - Chandra X-ray Observatory - Compton Gamma-ray Observatory - TPF Terrestrial Planet Finder - NGST Next-Generation Space Telescope - SIM Space Interferometry Mission
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