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Latest Articles on Space Shuttle
The Shuttle Already Left! How Do We Get There Now?

Watching the Atlantis arrive from its last voyage into space was a remarkable moment for all Americans. After 30 brilliant years of triumph and tragedy, the space shuttle program came...

The Space Shuttle - A Report Card

The Shuttle is a remarkable machine, but it is not what was originally envisioned or requested. Find out how it measures up to those expectations....

How the Space Shuttle was Launched

To launch a Space Shuttle required more than just the push of a button. Many preparations, tests, checks and operations had to occur even before the craft got to the pad....

The History and Future of the International Space Station

The International Space Station will celebrate 11 years of orbiting Earth, on November 20, 2009. How did it develop and grow over the years, and what does the future hold?...

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    Parts on a Spaceship

    Ever wonder about the parts that are on a spaceship? Here's an overview of the external parts of the space shuttle, including the shuttle system as it sits on the launch pad. The space shuttle...

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    Facts and Information About Susan J. Helms

    Susan J. Helms is a famous astronaut who flew aboard the space shuttle and the International Space Station. In addition, she has become a highly-decorated Major General in the US Air Force....

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    Astronaut Duties in Space

    Discover what astronauts do in space and learn exactly what responsibilities each rank and title carries. Learn about NASA testing requirements and what experiences and training a applicant must have to...

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    Five Disadvantages to Using Microsoft Word

    Although popular, MS Word has some distinct disadvantages over other word processing alternatives. Learn about the disadvantages of using MS word as your default word processor....

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    Canadian Space Agency and the Canadarm

    While only twenty years old, the Canadian Space Agency inherits a legacy of space research dating back to the beginning of the space age. The most significant development has been the Canadarm. Learn what...

More About Space Shuttle
Photographing the Space Shuttle

If you are able to catch a space shuttle launch, then you want to remember the occasion by photographing it. But there's more to capturing great pictures than simply pointing and...

What's on the Inside of a Spacecraft

Manned spacecraft are responsible for carrying payload and astronauts into orbit. But what does the interior of a spacecraft really look like? In this article we will explore what...