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DailyDirt: Space Shuttle Stories

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For some people, NASA's Space Shuttle program was almost a complete boondoggle. The shuttles never fully lived up to their original promises, and they were far more expensive than planned. But the design of a reusable space plane captures the imagination in a way that an acorn-shaped capsule doesn't. Here...
DailyDirt: Space Shuttle Stories

Visualized: Space Shuttle Enterprise disembarks the 747 en-route to its watery retirement home

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Two weeks after arriving into JFK on the back of a Boeing 747, the Enterprise has been hoisted from the back of the jet and onto a wheeled transporter. From there, the prototype spacecraft will be taken down the Hudson river on a barge, where it'll end up exhibited...
Visualized: Space Shuttle Enterprise disembarks the 747 en-route to its watery retirement home

Space Shuttle Enterprise ready to go on display, space travel gets its fitting tribute

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The Enterprise has been on what we'd call a very leisurely trip around the East coast, but it's finally time for the original Space Shuttle to settle down. As of Thursday, the only way to glimpse the prototype spacecraft will be under an inflatable roof at the Intrepid Sea,...
Space Shuttle Enterprise ready to go on display, space travel gets its fitting tribute

Russia's new spaceship will fly to you the moon, let you swing among the stars

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Russia's protracted attempts at replacing the aging space warhorse that is Soyuz may finally bear fruit. RSC Energia has announced that it has finished the design of a prototype spacecraft under the country's Prospective Piloted Transport System -- the equivalent of the Orion program. The as-yet unnamed craft is...
Russia's new spaceship will fly to you the moon, let you swing among the stars
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