Space Shuttle Trivia

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Can you name the trivia about the recently retired Space Shuttle programme?

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How many shuttle missions were flown?
What was the launch date of the first Shuttle flight?
What was the landing date of the final Shuttle flight?
Name either of the crewmembers of the first orbital flight
Which company manufactured the Orbiter?
Which company manufactured the SRBs?
Which company manufactured the External Tank?
Name the Russian copy of the Space Shuttle
Which was the designation of the first orbital shuttle flight?
Name the atmospheric test Shuttle.
What three-word term was the official name of the programme?
What was the alternative Shuttle launch site that was never used?
Name the three locations that Shuttles actually landed at
Name the three locations that Shuttles actually landed at
Name the three locations that Shuttles actually landed at
Name a Transatlantic landing site in Spain
Name the Transatlantic landing site in France
Name the Transatlantic landing site in the UK
Name the Transatlantic landing site in Portuguese territory
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Name the shuttle's intact abort modes
Abort mode 2
Abort mode 3
Abort mode 4
How long before liftoff did the shuttle's internal computers take over the countdown from ground control?
How long before liftoff did the launch pad's sound suppression system activate?
How long before liftoff did the shuttle's main engines ignite?
For approximately how many minutes after liftoff did the shuttle's main engines remain active?
What was the usual altitude in miles for a shuttle flight?
Which crewmember would dock the shuttle with the ISS?
Which crewmember would land the shuttle?
What fuel did the Shuttle main engines use?
On several missions the Shuttle was used to deploy satellites for which US Government department?
Name the orbital observation instrument that was launched and frequently serviced by shuttle flights
Which Mercury 7 astronaut flew on the Shuttle in 1998?
Which US Representative flew on the Shuttle in 1986?
What name was given to planned rescue missions to be flown by one Shuttle to rescue the crew of another in case of damage?
What was the maximum crew capacity of a Shuttle flying one of these rescue missions?
What is the largest crew that has ever flown on a Shuttle flight?
STS-70 was delayed when what created holes in the foam insulation of the external tank?
A modified version of which airliner was used to ferry Shuttles around the USA?
Which launch pad at Kennedy Space Center was the launch site for the majority of Shuttle missions?
 

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