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Star-Raker at Astronautix

Image credit: Rockwell International

Image source: Alternate Wars

Approach

Star-Raker at Astronautix

Image credit: Rockwell International

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Shuttle Landing Approach

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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Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: North American Rockwell

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Space Shuttle Illustration

Previously shared here on Numbers Station, the same Alvarez artwork without the overpaint:

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

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NASA GRC

Numbers Station

Alvarez

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: North American Rockwell

Image source: Numbers Station

NAR Concept Art

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: North American Rockwell

Image source: Numbers Station

Rockwell Star-Raker

Star-raker at Astronautix

Image credit: Rockwell International