Shuttle Carrier Aircraft
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Aircraft. The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) were two extensively modified Boeing 747 airliners that NASA used to transport Space Shuttle orbiters. One is a 747-100 model, while the other is a short range 747-100SR. They were introduced in 1977 and retired in 2012.
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Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The John D. Pearce NASA and Space Shuttle Collection is comprised primarily of visual materials, including photographs, negatives, and slides, as well as assorted ephemera, such as decals, press badges, NASA publications, and clippings. Materials mainly relate to NASA and Space Shuttle events, launches, and news from 1981-1989. The bulk of the collection is housed within three albums and contains the majority of the visual materials, although there is a small amount of loose...