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ERIC Number: ED310937
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
On the Wings of a Dream: The Space Shuttle.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. National Air And Space Museum.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This booklet describes the development, training, and flight of the space shuttle. Topics are: (1) "National Aeronautics and Space Administration"; (2) "The Space Transportation System"; (3) "The 'Enterprise'"; (4) "The Shuttle Orbiter"; (5) "Solid Rocket Boosters"; (6) "The External Tank"; (7) "Astronaut Training"; (8) "Getting to Space"; (8) "Orbiting in the World of Weightlessness"; (10) "Eating in Space"; (11) "Your Bathroom in Space"; (12) "Sleeping in Space"; (13) "Dressing for Space"; (14) "Seeing, Hearing, and Exercising in Space"; (15) "Working Inside the Orbiter"; (16) "Spacelab"; (17) "Working Outside the Orbiter"; (18) "Returning to Earth"; (19) "Shuttle Flight Facts"; (20) "Shuttle Schedule"; and (21) "The Future Is Yours." Many diagrams and photographs are provided. (YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. National Air And Space Museum.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.