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Author Bizony, Piers.

Title The space shuttle : celebrating thirty years of NASA's first space plane / Piers Bizony.

Imprint Minneapolis : Zenith Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  629.441 BIZ    DUE 06-01-20
Description 299 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Summary "This superbly designed and lavishly illustrated book marks a special moment in history: the final mission of the space shuttle. Noted space and science author Piers Bizony has put together a retrospective that covers all 134 space shuttle missions, including the final flight of the shuttle, which is scheduled for September 2010. In addition to covering every space shuttle mission, the book also covers the development and design of the space shuttle, as well as the technical specifications of the vehicle and details of its major assemblies and subassemblies. A full double-gatefold provides a large-scale technical drawing of the space shuttle"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Space shuttles -- United States -- History.
Space flights -- History.
ISBN 9780760339411

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