Air and Space Transportation

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    Space Shuttle Program

    Becoming the major focus of NASA in the late 70's it was the most reusable vehicle for space travel. NASA's Space shuttle career had 135 successful launches during its tenure
  • Airbus A330 is released

    Airbus A330 is released
    Airbus releases a new line of luxury air travel in the A330 series built to get people where they need to go fast and safe there are many airbus variants of this model.
  • ISS construction starts

    ISS construction starts
    the ISS or international space stations construction was started in 1998 when the 1st section was launched into space its used as a lab in space.
  • Boeing Sonic Cruiser ideas made

    Boeing Sonic Cruiser ideas made
    Built to travel just under the speed of sound. this aircraft was built as an attempt to try and fend off boeings rival company airbus. this sends airbus in a frenzy to try and come up with ideas for their own sonic cruiser
  • Boeing 757 building stops permanently

    Boeing 757 building stops permanently
    The Boeing 757 construction stop after 23 years of consstrucion starting in 1981. It was a narrow body twin engine jet liner and was the luxury means of air travel for those 23 years in service
  • Airbus A380 takes its first flight

    Airbus A380 takes its first flight
    Including 555 seats, 4 engines double deck and a twin aisle. this was the innovation of luxury in air travel "built like a pillow" nice and safe
  • Last Space shuttle mission lands

    Last Space shuttle mission lands
    The space shuttles last mission ended with a success as the Space Shutte Atlantis landed in the Kennedy Space Center it was the shuttles 135th successful trip.
  • Mars Science lab launched successfully

    Mars Science lab launched successfully
    NASA launchs the unmanned science mars lab sucessfully to mars. built to land the mars rover "curiousity" on mars to check for past and present life on mars.