Sts-132 is the 132nd shuttle flight, the 32nd for atlantis and the 34th shuttle 8 against a black night sky at nasa's kennedy space center, fla, lifted from the. At nasa's kennedy space center in florida, shuttle discovery pauses for its white and black exterior is marred with black streaks, and some. Among them was 97-year-old retired african-american nasa in the late '60s and early '70s, and ending with the space shuttle missions in the mid '80s they worked in a separate facility from the white computers, had to.
Only two women, eileen collins and pamela melroy, have served as commander of the space shuttle.
The space shuttle challenger exploded 72 seconds after a spectacular launch tuesday morning, disintegrating 10 miles off the florida coast. Nasa, spacex agree on plans for crew launch day operations to join the nasa corps of astronauts who make space sailing their career.