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If that’s the perception, the inevitable accidents will be as traumatic as those of the space shuttle were.If Aliens Exist, Here’s How We’ll Find Them - Issue 97: Wonder|Martin Rees & Mario Livio|February 24, 2021|Nautilus
At the beginning of the space shuttle program, it envisioned offering seats to private citizens and started a “Spaceflight Participant” program.Meet the people paying $55 million each to fly to the space station|Christian Davenport|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
The rocket would be the most powerful ever, with four RS-25 engines used by the space shuttle and two side solid rocket motor boosters taller than the Statue of Liberty.2021 could be a huge year for space. Here’s what’s to come from NASA, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos.|Christian Davenport|December 30, 2020|Washington Post
That’s four times the capacity of the Falcon 9, three times the capacity of the space shuttle, and approaching twice the capacity of the Falcon Heavy—currently the world’s most powerful launch system.SpaceX’s Starship flies, belly flops, and bursts into flames|Charlie Wood|December 10, 2020|Popular Science
Up in space, the crew members on board space shuttle Atlantis were sleeping.How a Thanksgiving Day gag ruffled feathers in Mission Control|Eric Berger|November 23, 2020|Ars Technica
Space Invaders had just been introduced in America, and Atari was looking for a game that would do it one better.
Her very first sculpture, a metallic chrome unicorn aptly titled “Space Oracle,” sits on a pedestal directly in front.
The first shuttle flights with two crew members used ejection seats and full pressure suits.
An unmanned rocket intended to deliver supplies to the International Space Station exploded on Tuesday.Harry Potter Raps, The Catcalls Heard ‘Round the World and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It could have had a burn-through like Challenger Shuttle, but I would have thought that would take longer.Clues From SpaceShipTwo’s Wreckage: Did the Crew Compartment Fail?|Clive Irving|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He got on the shuttle and over to the West side and up to 96th and across the street from where Louis lived.
Bent low over the machine, he seems absorbed in the work, his hands deftly manipulating the shuttle, his foot on the treadle.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Last night, when Iftikhar spoke to you soft and low, I could see your eye following his as a weaver's the shuttle.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
But while I admired, I wondered what had called forth in a lad so shuttle-witted this enduring sense of duty.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
And we may proceed to the remaining two of the great classes into which facts have been divided; Resemblance, and Order in Space.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
British Dictionary definitions for space shuttle
Cultural definitions for space shuttle
A vehicle built by NASA that is capable of taking off from Earth, carrying a crew and a cargo into space, and returning to Earth to be used again. It is used primarily to transport a crew to an orbiting space station and to deploy and retrieve satellites.