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A Spaceship Landed on Earth (1977)
Hardin-Simmons University Library
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1977 |
| English
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    Captive flight phase, meaning the orbiter remained mated to the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA)
    Free flight phase, meaning the orbiter separated from the SCA and glided to a landing
    Future orbiter flight tests
    The orbital program began with the launch of the Space Shuttle Columbia on April 12, 1981, the 20th anniversary of the first-ever human spaceflight