Space Travel and Exploration
What is the first name of who created Orbiter?
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What is the first name of the man who created Orbiter?
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What is a name of space shuttle in orbit with people on it?
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What was the name of the first space shuttle that exploded?
First Space Shuttle to be lost Challenger was the first shuttle to be destroyed on January 28, 1986 during launch. Orbiter vehicle Space Shuttle Challenger was the second orbiter to join NASA's Space Shuttle fleet, with official designation, Orbiter Vehicle 099 (OV-099). Challenger was named after the British Naval research vessel HMS Challenger that sailed the Atlantic and Pacific oceans during the 1870's, forever changing the course of scientific history and laying the foundation of the science of oceanography.