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Significantly illustrated all through this approximately 300-page ebook, the picture pictures and folks show off the numerous firsts and proud moments that the U.S. has lead the area in area exploration.  Over 3 many years, this flagship application has turn into a part of the cloth of America's history.  It has helped us enhance communications on the earth and to appreciate our domestic planet better.  It has set medical satellites like Magellan and Ullyses rushing on their missions into the sun method and introduced Hubble and Chandra to discover the universe.

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M. m. pSt on runway 22 at edwards air force Base, ca Du r a t io n 4 days, 23 hours, 38 minutes, and 50 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 1,800,000 miles O r b it s 80 C re w commander michael l. coats pilot John e. Blaha mission Specialists James p. Bagian, James f. Buchli, and robert c. Springer T 63 St S- 30 64 Backdropped against partially cloudy florida skies, the Space Shuttle atlantis heads for a 4-day mission in earth orbit with five astronaut crewmembers aboard.

PSt on runway 17 at edwards air force Base, ca Du r a t io n 7 days, 0 hours, 44 minutes, and 51 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 2,501,290 miles O r b it s 112 C re w commander henry W. hartsfield, Jr. pilot Steven r. Nagel mission Specialists James f. Buchli, guion S. Bluford, and Bonnie J. Dunbar payload Specialists reinhard furrer, ernst messerschmid, and Wubbo J. m. m. pSt on runway 22 at edwards air force Base, ca Du r a t io n 6 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes, and 49 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 2,466,956 miles O r b it s 109 C re w commander Brewster h.

M. pSt on runway 22 at edwards air force Base, ca Du r a t io n 6 days, 21 hours, 4 minutes, and 49 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 2,466,956 miles O r b it s 109 C re w commander Brewster h. Shaw, Jr. pilot Bryan D. o’connor mission Specialists mary l. cleave, Sherwood c. Spring, and Jerry l. ross payload Specialists rodolfo Neri Vela and charles D. m. m. pSt on runway 22 at edwards air force Base, ca Du r a t io n 6 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes, and 51 seconds Dis t a n c e Tr a v e le d 2,197,305 miles O r b it s 98 C re w commander robert l.

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