The Greatest Test Flight - STS-1 (Full Mission 03)
NBC News Coverage of STS-1 The 1st Space Shuttle Mission Part 1
First Space Shuttle Launch - STS-1 (1981)
First space shuttle landing Columbia 1981
Brand new American Space Shuttle flew to the orbit for the first time. It carried a crew of two, mission commander John W. Young and pilot Robert L. Crippen. It was the first American manned space flight since the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975. The launch occurred on the 20th anniversary of the first-ever human spaceflight.
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