Space Shuttle Era

Space Shuttle Era Features

Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to be Displayed in Houston

SCA Shuttle Mockup

Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and space shuttle mockup to become centerpiece of new exhibit at Space Center Houston visitor center near NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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Atlantis Readied for Move to Visitor Complex

Atlantis Move to VAB

The space shuttle Atlantis was recently moved from the Orbiter Processing Facility to the Vehicle Assembly Building awaiting its transfer to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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Atlantis' Payload Bay Doors Closed for Final Time

The right payload bay door closes on space shuttle Atlantis

The storied spacecraft's pair of 60-foot-long doors were closed Sept. 20 during preps for permanent display.

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Endeavour Flyovers Draw Excited Fans

The shuttle carrier aircraft (SCA) and Endeavour

NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft pilots will carry Endeavour to its new home in Los Angeles.

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Space Shuttle: Launching Our Dreams

Space Shuttle: Launching Our Dreams

This interactive retrospective covers the legacy of the Space Shuttle Program.

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