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NASA's Space Shuttle Program: 30 Years of Flight

Sandy Magnus

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Shuttle drawing x-24B test vehicleThe First External TankTest StandFirst Shuttle Launch Smoke Trails From ChallengerChallenger crew Birds Flock to STS-27Engine Maintenance On the Payload bay Test Firing Servicing the Hubble Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Columbia 1981 launch Columbia DebrisDiscovery flight deckFinal Shuttle Launch Atlantis Over EarthSandy Magnus 1979 shuttle photoDiscovery sunset Final Landing

Sandy Magnus

NASA astronaut Sandy Magnus, STS-135 mission specialist, floats about the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module aboard space shuttle Atlantis. The shuttle docked to the International Space Station on July 11. The crew delivered the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module packed with supplies and spare parts for its final 12-day mission.

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