The "Space Shuttle" developed by the U.S. space agency NASA is the world's only reusable space transportation system. It consists of the components space shuttle (orbiter), with three reusable main engines, an external fuel tank and two solid rockets with a total launch thrust of 12.46 MN (1,270,566 kp). The space shuttle can simultaneously carry 24.5 tons of payload and 7 astronauts into low Earth orbit between 200 and 650 kilometers orbital altitude. Since October 3, 1985, the fourth space shuttle "Atlantis" has been used on 35 missions. In 2012, the shuttle program was discontinued after more than 30 years.
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