The Space Shuttle Program: The Provider of Some of Our Best and Worst Memories

On this date in 1972, President Richard Nixon announced plans for the development of the Space Shuttle program.  After many years of frustration and embarrassment in the 1950s and 60s, the United States was finally winning the space race.  The Mercury and Gemini programs had taken Americans into space to orbit the earth, and then […]

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