Space Shuttle Names

This video looks at the history of the Space Shuttle names, including descriptions of the ships which orginally bore the names.

Duration: 1 min 30 secs
Credit: NASA Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)

If you're just looking for the names of the shuttles, here they are:

  • Enterprise (test flights only, now housed at the Smithsonian)
  • Atlantis (on display at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida)
  • Discovery (on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia)
  • Challenger (lost in 1986)
  • Columbia (lost in 2003)
  • Endeavour (on display at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California)