The Space Shuttle’s Last Flight

The Shuttle, the worlds first reusable spacecraft, is an iconic symbol of Americas global dominance through the Cold War and beyond. It was an audacious piece of technology that aimed to make space flight routine and ultimately more economic. But two disasters shocked the world and broke the rhythm of that routine. Eventually the end of the Shuttle program was announced and with it came the end of an era.

Episode Length: 01:15:00

Year: 2011

Episodes: 1

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