Geek Fact for November 12th


In 1981, for the first time, a spacecraft was launched twice.

The second Space Shuttle mission was STS-2. Its mission objectives included safe re-launch and return of the crew as well as verification of the performance of the Space Shuttle vehicle.

Learn more at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-2.html.

Image: NASA

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