Space Shuttle Launch System 1975-2004 Paperback / softback
Part of the New Vanguard series
The Space Shuttle is one of the oldest and most famous manned launch systems.
The only launch vehicle that has been used for a longer period of time is the Soviet (now Russian) R-7 booster.
By the start of the third millennia, the Space Shuttle had carried crews into space over 85 times.
Although it is not a military structure, the Shuttle had been sold as an all-purpose launch system to be used jointly for military and civilian purposes.
Featuring full-colour photos throughout, this book covers the design, development and operational history of a unique vehicle.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 48 pages, 47 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 24/06/2004
- Category: Space science
- ISBN: 9781841766911