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NASA Space Shuttle: Owners' Workshop Manual    by David Baker order for
NASA Space Shuttle
by David Baker
Order:  USA  Can
Zenith Press, 2011 (2011)
* *   Reviewed by Bob Walch

As the thirty year career of the space shuttle program winds down this year, you can relive the past and further your understanding of the spacecraft and how it functions by delving into this fascinating book.

David Baker explores the shuttle's design, construction, and use. He also provides detailed material about the technical attention required before and after each mission.

This manual and accompanying photos and diagrams contain an explanation of the operation of the shuttle's systems for life support, electrical power production, cooling, propulsion, flight control, communications, landing and avionics.

If you want more than a cursory view of the space shuttle but not one so technical that you need a degree in aeronautical engineering, this is the book you want to read.

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