SPACE SHUTTLE: A Journey Into Space

2 versions exist.  Some NTSC carts were released that use the FE bank-switching method, instead F8.  The PAL version also uses FE.

There is a special screen display if you manage to dock 6 times with the satellite with at least 7,500 units of fuel remaining (pictures #1 and #2).

Programmer Steve Kitchen mentions in an interview in the June 1984 issue of TV Gamer (pg. 6-7) that he discovered it was possible to land the shuttle on backup engines alone, which saves a lot of fuel.  When he asked NASA if the same could be done on their simulator, to their amazement they found that it could, and they amended their flight manual to instruct pilots how to do it.

The SECAM version has French text onscreen.



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