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Kon-Tiki was a generation one space shuttle like its sisters:

  • Columbia
  • Enterprise
  • Challenger
  • Discovery
  • Atlantis
  • Endeavor
  • Constitution
  • Victoria
  • Beagle

She was named after the vessel Kon-Tiki, which writer Thor Heyerdahl used to test a theory about human migration to Polynesia. The name Kon-Tiki comes from the Inca creator deity Viracocha.