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NASA's Space Shuttle Program: 30 Years of Flight

1979 shuttle photo

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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

1979 shuttle photo

A visitor stands in front of a 1979 photo of space shuttle Columbia landing on Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, by American photographer Joel Sternberg. This was taken during a recent preview of the exhibition, 'Color Photographs Since 1970' at the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Western Germany. July 14, 2011.

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