The Space Shuttle Enterprise (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-101) was the first Space Shuttle orbiter. It was built for NASA as part of the Space Shuttle program to perform test flights in the atmosphere.
It was constructed without engines or a functional heat shield, and was therefore not capable of spaceflight. On September 17, 1976, the first full scale prototype was co...
The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster took place on January 28, 1986 when Challenger, a Space Shuttle operated by NASA, broke apart 73 seconds into its flight leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.
This is the space shuttle assembly building. The Shuttle and and its Fuel Tanks are prepared vertically within this huge building. To the north you can see one of the crawlers used to transport the shuttle to the launch pad. If you follow the tracks round you will come to the two launch sites over 4 miles away.
Could be on the way back to the vehicle assembly building after having sent Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-121 (july 4th 2006), or STS-114 (july 26th 2005) to space from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39B.
The Buran spacecraft (Russian: Бура́н, IPA: [bʊˈran], Snowstorm or Blizzard), GRAU index 11F35 K1 was a Soviet orbital vehicle analogous in function and design to the US Space Shuttle and developed by Chief Designer Gleb Lozino-Lozinskiy of RKK Energia. Buran completed one unmanned spaceflight in 1988 and remains the only Soviet space shuttle that wa...
This is a small space shuttle exposed along one of the major way to get in (and out) from Milan, the SS-33 del Sempione.
At the point we are near Nerviano, close to the Bowling Center. It's on the righside of the road (wheng going towards Milano).
The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), the original home of NASA, is a lead center for propulsion, Space Shuttle propulsion, Space Shuttle external tank, crew training and payloads, International Space Station (ISS) design and construction, for computers, networks, and information management. Located on the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, MSFC is named in honor of General G...
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM)'s annex at Washington Dulles International Airport in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
On display are among others a SR-71, the B-29 Enola Gay, a Concorde, the space shuttle Enterprise and many others.