Chapter Five

 

The Eighties

 

The Space Shuttle takes flight

 

Highlights:

 

1980 Firebrand

 

1981 Columbia Space Shuttle

 

1982 L-SAT, First Space Shuttle flight April 12-14 (STS-1)

 

1983 Marquardt purchased by ISC Defense and Space Group

 

1984

 

1985

 

1986

 

1987 ISC merges with Ferranti International Signal, Nov. 16

 

1988

 

1989 -