Bold They Rise: The Space Shuttle Early Years, 1972-1986 (Outward Odyssey: A People's History of S) (David Hitt, Heather R. Smith and Robert L. Crippen)
Shared by moon on 2014-08-25
After the Apollo program put twelve men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit, the team at NASA set about developing the Space Shuttle, arguably the most complex piece of machinery ever created. The worlds first reusable spacecraft, it launched like a rocket, landed like a glider, and carried out complicated missions in between.