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NASA: The Space Shuttle - 1977 Educational Documentary - WDTVLIVE42

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NASA outlines the goals and advantages of its Space Shuttle program. At the time of the films production the shuttle "Enterprise" had not yet flown its tests, and NASA still hoped to launch the orbiters first space mission in 1979. The film relies heavily on animations and artists conceptions to show how shuttle missions would be flown. This film has been made available courtesy the US Department of Defence, NASAimages.org and the US National Archives. WDTVLIVE42 - Transport, technology, and general interest movies from the past - newsreels, documentaries & publicity films from my archives.