ERIC Number: ED184888
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Space Shuttle At Work.
This report describes the Space Shuttle vehicles and is prepared by the Scientific and Technical Information Branch and Division of Public Affairs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The book is divided into nine chapters including information about the launching, flight, and orbit of the ships; the satellites and previous space missions that preceded the Space Shuttle; cost and design and what influenced the design; typical projects in space; and future possibilities in space. The text is accompanied by photographs and illustrations both in color and black and white. A large fold-out diagram of the inside of the Orbiter is included. (SA)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aerospace Technology, Aircraft Pilots, Astronomy, Aviation Technology, Futures (of Society), Science Education, Scientific Research, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Space Sciences, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 033-000-00779-5; No price quoted).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Note: Colored photographs will not reproduce well.