the part of the Space Shuttle that flies into space and back down again, carrying people and equipment
Orbiter is a closed source freeware space flight simulator for the Windows operating system created by Dr Martin Schweiger, a computer scientist at University College London. The first version was released on November 27, 2000 and is an ongoing project that has been under development ever since. The latest version is release 060929 unveiled on September 29, 2006.
Orbiter is a graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Colleen Doran, published in 2003 by DC Comics under their Vertigo imprint. It is a science fiction story set in the early 21st Century about a team of specialists employed to understand the mysterious reappearance of the space shuttle Venture. The shuttle crashed back to earth after disappearing ten years earlier with its crew missing, save for the catatonic pilot, and alien technology on board.