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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Houston, Tex, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Solid propellant rocket engines.,
  • Space transportation system flights.,
  • Mir space station.,
  • Spacecraft docking.,
  • Earth orbital rendezvous.,
  • External tanks.,
  • Space shuttle boosters.,
  • Space shuttle main engine.

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Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Robert W. Fricke, Jr.].
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 112251.
ContributionsLyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15498464M

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- STS Mission Control Center Status Report # 1 The Space Shuttle Atlantis launched on time at a.m. CDT today, beginning a planned 10 day mission in which Atlantis will dock with the Russian Space Station Mir and retrieve U.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid, ending her record-setting six month stay onboard Mir. Language STS was the fourth of nine planned missions to the Russian Mir Space Station. This report summarizes the activities such as rendezvous and docking and spaceborne experiment operations. STS is the second Shuttle-Mir mission to carry a SPACEHAB module on board, and the first to carry a double module. The forward portion of the double module will house experiments conducted by the crew before, during and after Atlantis is docked to the Russian space station. Launch from Cape Canaveral (); landing on Cape Canaveral (), Runway A rendezvous and docking with the Russian Mir Space Station and the exchange of astronauts - including the holder of the record for longest space flight ever by a U.S. astronaut - highlighted the flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis on Mission STS

Abstract STS was the fourth of nine planned missions to the Russian Mir Space Station. This report summarizes the activities such as rendezvous and docking and spaceborne experiment : Jr. Robert W. Fricke.   Mr. Dennis Jenkins' book, "Space Shuttle: The History of the National Space Transportation System: The First Missions" is one of the most amazing technical books on space vehicles ever printed. The amount of historical, technical, and operational information packed into these couple hundred pages is AMAZING!!/5(41). The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. Operational missions launched . The STS Space Shuttle Mission Report was prepared from inputs received from the Space Shuttle Operations Engineering Office as well as other organizations. The following personnel may be contacted should questions arise concerning the technical content of this document.

Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: Missions, STS, STS, STS, STS, STS, STS, STS - Kindle edition by Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National, Spaceflight News, World. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Space Shuttle NASA Mission Authors: World Spaceflight News, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA HISTORICAL DATA BOOK Table 3– Space Shuttle Missions Summary (–) (Continued) Page Monday, Septem PMFile Size: 3MB. STS mission specialist Tom Akers and commander William Readdy. Close-up view of Walz and Apt tilting the Active Rack Isolation System (ARIS) STS mission specialist John Blaha, checklist in hand Docked Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Great Barrier Reef of Queensland, Australia. Kuwait City and the fire scars still visible from the This document was originally produced as an informal Mission Operations book and has been updated since Space Shuttle Flight STS-1 and throughout the program. This version is a formally released NASA document. It is a handy reference guide for flight data for all Space Shuttle missions.