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30 Oct, 2012

Endeavour

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen The U.S. Congress authorized and funded construction of Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1987, following the tragic loss in 1986 of Challenger. Endeavor’s price tag was a cool $2.2 billion dollars. Rockwell International won the contract and undertook the project, which took advantage of structural spares from two previous NASA orbiters; yet, the large conglomerate (now defunct, except for Rockwell Automation … Read More

Challenger, HMS Endeavour, Captain Cook, Mae Jemison, Rockwell

30 Aug, 2010

J VanDomelen After 30 years of service, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is going to be retiring its fleet of three space shuttles next year. The final flight of the shuttle Atlantis took place in May, Discovery’s final flight is set for November 1, and Discovery will be grounded after its last mission planned for February of 2011. The first of four test flights of the NASA space shuttle … Read More

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