Wings in Orbit: Scientific and Engineering Legacies of the Space Shuttle, 1971-2010
By Progressive Management
Published: August 5, 2011.
The printed version of Wings in Orbit, the official history of the Space Shuttle program, is an essential addition to the library of any spaceflight enthusiast. World Spaceflight News now presents this complementary flowing-text version for e-readers. This excellent NASA document has the dramatic tale of the development and operation of the most complex machine in history.