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When was the first space shuttle launched?


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The first space shuttle, Columbia, was the first shuttle launched into space on April 12, 1981. Prior to this, the shuttle Enterprise had performed flights to test various capabilities of the shuttle within earth's atmosphere. Enterprise was not designed for space flight.


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