Discovery: Champion of the Space Shuttle Fleet, by Valerie Neal, Zenith Press, 2014,
8.25 x 10.25 inches, 144 pages.
Hardcover: ISBN 9780760343838, $30.00
This book presents Discovery's unique history mission by mission, including a brief narrative of each mission, a chart of its key statistics, each mission's patch with an explanation of its symbolism, a crew portrait, and photos of mission activities. It features anecdotes and memories of astronauts who flew on Discovery, the modernization of Discovery over the years, and its final preparation for retirement at the Smithsonian.