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Columbia, final voyage : the last flight of NASA's first space shuttle

Autor: Philip Chien
Editorial: New York : Copernicus Books, 2006.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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On February 1, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia was completing what appeared to be a "routine" spaceflight. Columbia was NASA's oldest shuttle - the very first launched into space (in 1981). Now at the end of its 28th mission - a 16-day flight dedicated to science - it was descending over Texas and just minutes from its scheduled touch-down in Florida. Then something went very wrong. Within a few minutes, media  Leer más
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Tipo de material: Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Philip Chien
ISBN: 0387271481 9780387271484
Número OCLC: 63667187
Descripción: viii, 454 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenido: Mission makers --
The long road to launch --
Sixteen days in space --
February 1, 2003 --
Aftermath.
Responsabilidad: Philip Chien.
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From the reviews: In terms of explaining the mission itself, Columbia-Final Voyage is unparalleled, and unlikely to be equaled[.] -Jeff Foust, The Space Review, February 20, 2006 The research, when Leer más

 
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