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The written instructions for the general control of the spacecraft and for planned events. A space shuttle flight plan is hundreds of pages long. Crew members study a flight plan, including its recent revisions and additions, during their isolation in the final days before launch, and the mission commander, in particular, reviews it during the hours before launch.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Warfare and Defence.


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