I've been wondering about this, but I can't find any sources one way or the other:

Was the space shuttle equipped with a stick shaker and\or other stall warning system?

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    $\begingroup$ Interesting question $\endgroup$ Jun 1, 2018 at 15:54
  • $\begingroup$ I remember there was a movie where a shuttle stalled before any warning was given except one from a chase jet. But that's just a movie. $\endgroup$ Jun 1, 2018 at 16:18
  • $\begingroup$ Hey, there was a little blinkie light that came on at 1:13 in youtu.be/rKHW39mShF4! Granted, it's not very specific. $\endgroup$ Nov 18, 2020 at 13:08

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The shuttle was not built with this capability. NASA AMES had a project MIDAS intended to improve the shuttle's cockpit information display and management. In its list of problems to address:

Finally, there is no warning or guidance/autopilot limiting when approaching a stall on entry.


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