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U.S. space shuttle Enterprise makes public debut

(People's Daily Online)

09:55, July 20, 2012

The public visit Space Shuttle Enterprise on July 18, 2012. The retired space shuttle Enterprise and aircraft carrier Fearless were officially displayed at a museum in New York. Enterprise was the first ever prototype by the U.S. space shuttle program and has been used to test for re-entry into earth, but has never entered space. The birth of the U.S. space shuttle was in the early 1970s. The space shuttle is made up of more than 3,500 systems and parts, and is by far the most advanced and complex human invention. (Xinhua News Agency/Wang Lei)
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