How to Land the Space Shuttle

This is a 17-minute video by Bret Copeland about the processes involved in landing the space shuttle. While the video is quite lengthy, it is very educational and suitable for all kinds of viewers, including those who are new to space exploration.

Among the information highlighted in the video is how steep the approach is. Apart from that, the space shuttle only has one chance to land once it begins its final approach.

The space shuttle is a type of reusable orbiting vehicle used by NASA to launch astronauts and cargo payload to space. Most of its trips is to the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS is a space station collaboratively built by several nations in the world.