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Book Excerpt: Space Shuttle Owner's Wrkshp Manual  
User currently offlinej_hallgren From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1507 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3955 times:

Found this interesting excerpt from this new book at http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/04/shuttle-manual-excerpt
so wanted to make others aware of it.

Gives some quite detailed info about the shuttle....enjoy!


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User currently offlineHaveBlue From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2090 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (3 years 5 days ago) and read 3925 times:

Good article. That first picture at the very top of the article, that was a huge poster hanging on my wall as a kid, given to me by one of my uncles that work at NASA at the Cape. That same uncle just got his pink slip 2 months ago as his job was tied to the shuttle directly (which isn't a huge deal since he was nearing retirement age anyhow).


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User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13042 posts, RR: 78
Reply 2, posted (3 years 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3898 times:

These started out as 'Haynes Owners Manuals' for cars, a cutaway of the subject car on the front.
I recent times they've adapted the format for vehicles such as the Spitfire, Concorde, Saturn V and others including the Shuttle.
(If it's the same publisher understandable considering how much less car owners do their own servicing what with the increased complexity, wider onwer demographic etc, they may have found a good niche since originally they were aimed at the private car owner as much as garages/workshops).

[Edited 2011-04-12 10:25:35]

User currently offlinealberchico From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 2823 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3863 times:

Book Review: Nasa Space Shuttle Manual (by alberchico Apr 9 2011 in Aviation Hobby)

This might help....



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