The Enterprise was the shuttle used for drop tests and is usually the forgotten shuttle of the fleet.  The photo on the bottom has the some of the original cast of the Star Trek series with the Enterprise named shuttle.

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Today in History: Gemini 11 astronauts Dick Gordon and Pete Conrad come home on September 15, 1966. After a 44-orbit journey lasting 2 days, 23 hours, 17 minutes, 9 seconds, the two-man crew splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean, 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from its recovery ship USS Guam.

Fun fact: The Gemini 11 mission was supported by 9,054 United States Department of Defense personnel, 73 aircraft and 13 ships.

(NASA)