17/09/1976 The first Space Shuttle is unveiled by NASA
First Space Shuttle Launch - STS-1 (1981)
Ars Tours the Space Shuttle Enterprise
NASA Transports Space Shuttle Enterprise to New York
Space Shuttle Enterprise - ALT-1 (Full Free Flight)
Space Shuttle Enterprise was the first orbiter of the Space Shuttle system. It was built for NASA as part of the Space Shuttle program to perform atmospheric test flights after being launched from a modified Boeing 747. It was constructed without engines or a functional heat shield, and was therefore not capable of spaceflight.
Differences between ''Enterprise'' and future shuttles