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Answers Your Questions

From: Lynne Gore, of Calgary Alberta
To: Wayne Hale, lead flight director

Question: What do the letters "STS" stand for when referring to a Shuttle Flight?

Answer: STS stands for "Space Transportation System."
This was the original name for the Shuttle and we continue to use the acronym.

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Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 04/07/2002
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