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Friday, January 24, 2014

For Fans of the Space Shuttle and Star Trek: The Enterprise

I was clearing out materials in my office when I ran across these old NASA photos from the early testing days of the Space Shuttle. In a tip of the hat to Star Trek fans, NASA named their test bed Space Shuttle Enterprise. Here she is in five photos. More details to come later.

1977. All photos courtesy of NASA

February 18, 1977. Courtesy of NASA

August 12, 1977. Enterprise's crew: Fred W. Haise, Jr., commander and C. Gordon Fullerton, pilot.

September 13, 1977

Photo Released January 28, 1985

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