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Space Shuttle


      a reusable spacecraft that took people and cargo between Earth and space.
      The space shuttle made many trips from 1981 to 2011.


The first space shuttle launched in 1981.

The space shuttle was not made to go to the moon or Mars.


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The space shuttle on the launch pad
Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member crew begin the STS-121 mission.
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Page Last Updated: October 9th, 2014
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