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Assessing the legacy of the Space Shuttle
Roger D. Launius, Space Policy 22 (2006) 226–234, Elsevier (available online at

Space Shuttle: The History of Developing the National Space Transportation System
Dennis R. Jenkins, Motorbooks Intl., July 1996, ISBN-10 0963397443

Space Shuttle: The History of the National Space Transportation System, The First 100 Missions
Dennis R. Jenkins, 3rd Edition, May 2001, ISBN-10 0963397451

NASA Space Shuttle Manual: An Insight into the Design, Construction and Operation of the NASA Space Shuttle (Haynes Owners Workshop Manuals)
David Baker, Zenith Press, 2011, ISBN-10 0760340765

The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NASA's First Space Plane
Piers Bizony, Zenith Press, 2011, ISBN-10 0760339414

Space Shuttle Columbia: Her Missions and Crews
Ben Evans, Springer Praxis Books, 2005, ISBN-10 0387215174

Space Shuttle Challenger: Ten Journeys into the Unknown
Ben Evans, Springer Praxis Books, 2010, ISBN-10 0387463550

Voyages of Discovery: The Missions of the Space Shuttle Discovery
Richard A. Adamcik, Apogee Prime, 2010, ISBN-10 9781926837130

The Story of the Space Shuttle
David M. Harland, Springer Praxis Books, 2004, ISBN-10 1852337931

Space Shuttle: The First 20 Years - The Astronauts' Experiences in Their Own Words
DK Publishing, 2002, ISBN-10 0789484250

The Space Shuttle: A Photographic History
Philip S. Harrington, Browntrout Publishers, 2003, ISBN-10 9780763170639

Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program
Pat Duggins, University Press of Florida, 2009, ISBN-10 0813033845

Space Shuttle Log
Tim Furniss, Jane's, 1986, ISBN-10 0710603606

The Story of the Space Shuttle
Tim Furniss, Hodder & Stoughton, 1982, ISBN 0340282169

Space Shuttle Operator's Manual
Kerry Mark Joels, Ballantine Books; Revised edition, 1988, ISBN-10: 0345341813


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