Shuttle Orbiter Landing Approach at Kennedy Space Center
SPACE SHUTTLE LANDING APPROACH. A Space Shuttle Orbiter approaches a landing field at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida, following a flight in space. The Orbiter will be able to land on a conventional runway similar to that used by present-day jet aircraft. The development and integration of the Space Shuttle system is the responsibility of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Rockwell international Space Division, Downey , California is building the Orbiter under contract to NASA.
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Image credit: North American Rockwell
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