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Space Shuttle Enterprise

The Space Shuttle Enterprise, America's first Space Shuttle was used for Approach and Landing Tests. A little known fact is that in the original contract NASA had with Rockwell both Enterprise and Challenger were to be test articles. In 1978, NASA decided not to convert Enterprise into a spaceworthy vehicle, but awarded Rockwell a supplemental contract to convert Challenger into an operational Space Shuttle.

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Taken on November 10, 2007