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Did the Soviets Actually Build a Better Space Shuttle? - Popular Mechanics

Buran and Space Shuttle. Buran (snow storm) flew only once, powered into orbit by the Energia. Unlike the NASA orbiter which had main engines on the orbiter itself in addition to the SRB's, the Buran received all of its boost into space from the Energia.

We were lucky enough to see 2 successful space shuttle launches in 2010. One of them was Discovery STS-131 on April 5

Space Shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Discovery flew 39 missions into space, more than any other spacecraft to date.

Buzz Aldrin--on the moon--1969 ... the greatest achievement of humankind ...

I am Buzz Aldrin, engineer, American astronaut, and the second person to walk on the moon during the Apollo 11 moon landing.

16 July 1969 - The huge, 363-feet tall Apollo 11 (Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module 5/Saturn 506) space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center (KSC), at 9:32 a.m. (EDT), Jul

On 16 July American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins lift off from the Kennedy Space Center atop the mammoth Saturn V rocket on their way to the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission.

distancetomars: “On June 3, 1965 Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, effectively setting himself adrift in the zero gravity of space. For 23 minutes...

distancetomars: “On June 1965 Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, effectively setting himself adrift in the zero gravity of space. For 23 minutes.