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Space Shuttle orbiter contract
« on: 07/27/2018 04:00 am »
was awarded to North American Rockwell on July 26 1972, 46 years ago today.
« Last Edit: 07/27/2018 02:27 pm by Hog »
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Re: Space Shuttle orbiter contract
« Reply #1 on: 08/13/2018 04:56 am »
And 41 years ago today Aug 12 1977, Enterprise had it's first free flight

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Re: Space Shuttle orbiter contract
« Reply #2 on: 01/15/2019 04:24 pm »
Yesterday Jan 14, 1980 OV-102 Columbia completed her Orbiter integrated test at KSC, some 38 years ago.  Skylab had already re-entered some 187 days earlier on July 11, 1979.

Columbia's Flight Readiness Firing (FRF) is coming up in 13 months Feb 20, 1981.


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