Two volume set of binders describing the systems, facilities, and operations of the Space Shuttle in extremely thorough detail. Volume one, which covers systems and facilities, is a lengthy 1001 pages with topics including orbiter structure, vent and drain systems, flight crew escape systems, medical systems, propulsion, and power systems, among many others. The various systems are copiously illustrated with technical diagrams and images. Volume two, which describes operations, is 132 pages with topics such as mission preparations, astronaut selection and training, shuttle integration and rollout, and Complex 39 launch facilities. In overall fine condition. These manuals are mission used, and come directly from the personal collection of Glenn Watkins, Chief Engineer of Operations for the STS-101. RR Auction COA.
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