SP-407 Space Shuttle

CONTENTS

painting illustrating the space shuttle's SRB being jettisoned from the orbiter

A New Era in Space.
 
Space Shuttle System and Mission Profile.
PROFILE OF SHUTTLE MISSION.
GROUND TURNAROUND.
SPACE SHUTTLE VEHICLE.
CREW AND PASSENGER ACCOMMODATIONS.
WIDE VARIETY OF MISSIONS.
PLACEMENT AND RECOVERY OF SATELLITES.
PLACEMENT OF FREE-FLYING SCIENTIFIC LABORATORIES IN SPACE.
DELIVERY OF PAYLOADS THAT USE PROPULSION STAGES.
ON-ORBIT SERVICING OF SATELLITES BY THE SPACE SHUTTLE.
SPACELAB AND ORBITER-INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN SPACE.
 
Space in Everyday Living.
EARTHLY BENEFITS TODAY.
EARTHLY PAYOFF TOMORROW.
 
Space Shuttle Vehicle.
SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER.
EXTERNAL TANK.
SOLID ROCKET BOOSTERS.
ORBITER MAIN PROPULSION.
ORBITER REACTION CONTROL SUBSYSTEM.
ORBITAL MANEUVERING SUBSYSTEM.
ORBITER STRUCTURE SUBSYSTEM.
ORBITER THERMAL PROTECTION SYSTEM.
PAYLOAD ACCOMMODATIONS.
PAYLOAD HANDLING-INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION.
CREW CABIN AND CREW ACCOMMODATIONS.
EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITIES.
PAYLOAD ATTACHMENTS.
POWER SYSTEMS.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.
AVIONICS.
COMMUNICATIONS, TRACKING, AND DATA MANAGEMENT.
PAYLOAD POINTING AND STABILIZATION.
GUIDANCE, NAVIGATION, AND CONTROL SUBSYSTEM.
REUSABLE SPACE HARDWARE.
MISSION KITS.
LAUNCH SITES, OPERATIONAL DATES, PERFORMANCE AND INCLINATION LIMITS.
U.S. MANNED SPACE-FLIGHT OVERVIEW.
 
Economic Impact of Space Shuttle.
 
Space Shuttle Participants.

 


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