The fourth video in the series concerning the history and achievements of the North America Space Agency. Part Four looks at the revolution in space travel and exploration represented by the development of the Space Shuttle.
The concluding volume reveals the way forward for the future colonisation of outer-space in the new millenium with the successful launch of the Space Shuttle programme. The first reusable fixed-wing spacecraft to go into orbit and the first spacecraft to make it’s maiden voyage with astronauts aboard! This detailed study of the Space Shuttle programme covers not only it’s development and first launch but demonstrates the programmes potential in opening new frontiers in space.