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Space Shuttle Launch System 1972-2004 : New Vanguard - Mark;Palmer,Ian Lardas

Space Shuttle Launch System 1972-2004

New Vanguard

Paperback Published: 20th May 2012
ISBN: 9781841766911
Number Of Pages: 48

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The Space Shuttle is one of the oldest and most famous manned launch systems. The only launch vehicle that has been used for a longer period of time is the Soviet (now Russian) R-7 booster. By the start of the third millennia, the Space Shuttle had carried crews into space over 85 times. Although it is not a military structure, the Shuttle had been sold as an all-purpose launch system to be used jointly for military and civilian purposes. Featuring full-colour photos throughout, this book covers the design, development and operational history of a unique vehicle.

Introduction . Design and Development . Operation History . Orbiter Vehicles . Colour plate commentary . Index

ISBN: 9781841766911
ISBN-10: 1841766917
Series: New Vanguard
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 20th May 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.4  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1