|aHuntington Beach, CA :|bTeacher Created Materials,|c.
|a32 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c23 cm.
|a"Smithsonian" -- Cover.
|aHow do you build a reusable spacecraft that collects information and fixes telescopes in space? That's what scientists and engineers had to figure out. When they started work on the Space Shuttle Program, they had to create a rocket-airplane combination. What they came up with changed the world!
Packed with facts and informative sidebars and featuring a hands-on STEAM challenge, this addition to the Smithsonian Readers series describes the history of the Space Shuttle Program and the many issues and problems that its NASA engineers and scientists faced. Original.