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  • 1. The Space Shuttle was composed of an expendable external tank and reusable ...
  • 2. How many operational orbital vehicles (commonly called shuttles) were built in total?
  • 3. The first space shuttle had not orbital capacity and was built for testing purposes in ...
  • 4. How many mission did the Space Shuttles carry out?
  • 5. The first orbiter built in 1976 and used for testing was called ...
  • 6. What was the name of the orbiter which flew the first mission?
  • 7. The last shuttle to fly was ...
  • 8. Which space shuttle launched the Hubble Telescope?
  • 9. Which Space Shuttle was destroyed in the January 28, 1986 disaster?
  • 10. A typical Shuttle launch would cost ...
  • 11. The official name of the Space Shuttle program was ...
  • 12. The Space Shuttles were launched from the ...
  • 13. When an orbiter landed at the Rogers Dry Lake in Edwards Air Force Base, it would then be taken back to the Kennedy Space Station on the ...
  • 14. How long were the orbiters?
  • 15. The minimum crew for an orbiter was two members, however many missions carried five crew members. In cases of emergency, what was the maximum number of crew members that could accommodate an orbiter?