TITLE

BEYOND THE SHUTTLE

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/30/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the status of the space shuttles of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The details of the journey home of the space shuttle Discovery are described. It is noted that the NASA has grounded all of its shuttles until the agency has fixed the fuel tank-related problems of the vehicles.
ACCESSION #
19234684

 

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