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Enterprise Exposed After Sandy Trotted Through
2012-10-31 12:30:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hurricane Sandy has plowed its way through the Northeast, and in its path it exposed Space Shuttle Enterprise to the elements. The nose of the retired shuttle was exposed after the "Frankenstorm" ripped through the Northeast Monday night. Enterprise is typically enclosed in the Space Shuttle Pavilion at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York. Twitter blew up with users uploading pictures of the shuttle's...

2012-07-18 10:00:17

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will attend the Thursday opening of the Space Shuttle Pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Bolden, who on April 12, 2011, announced Intrepid would receive space shuttle Enterprise, will join museum officials and three of the four original Enterprise pilots at an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony on Intrepid´s Flight Deck, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) in Manhattan. Immediately following the ceremony, officials will...

Dryden's First NASA Social Kicks Off Today
2012-05-04 09:16:26

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com The NASA social is about to begin at the Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base in California, and those attending the event could not be more excited. NASA invited 60 social media guests to Dryden to see what this leg of the U.S. space agency is all about. During the event, NASA's guests will get to hear Kevin Rohrer, NASA's Chief of the Office of Strategic Communications, speak, as well as David McBride, Dryden´s Center Director....

Space Shuttle Enterprise Makes Final Journey To New York
2012-04-28 03:38:06

For the second time this month, one of the venerable, retired NASA space shuttles embarked on a final journey, as Enterprise spent Friday being ferried by a modified Boeing 747 on a grand tour around a major US city before ultimately arriving at its final resting place. According to reports published by CBSNews.com, Enterprise completed a low-altitude flight over the Hudson River on Friday. Its flight took it past such historic landmarks as the Statue of Liberty and the Intrepid Sea, Air...

Shuttle Enterprise To Make A Visit To New York City Today
2012-04-27 03:03:08

NASA managers, in consultation with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, have selected Friday, April 27, to ferry space shuttle Enterprise from Washington Dulles International Airport to John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York. NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with Enterprise mounted atop will fly at a relatively low altitude over various parts of the New York City metropolitan area on Friday. The aircraft is expected to fly near a variety of landmarks,...

2012-04-25 04:57:18

NASA managers, in coordination with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, tentatively are targeting Friday, April 27, for the ferry of space shuttle Enterprise from Washington Dulles International Airport to John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York. Managers shifted the flight from Wednesday to Friday because of a large region of low pressure dominating the East Coast. The weather is predicted to be more favorable Friday. NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA)...

2012-04-23 03:35:16

Space Shuttle Program Transition and Retirement managers met Sunday afternoon to again evaluate the weather forecast for Space Shuttle Enterprise's Ferry Flight to New York City´s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The group, in conjunction with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, deferred setting a date for the Ferry Flight until Monday. Managers will convene at 1 p.m. for the OV-101 Ferry Flight Readiness Review and again will evaluate the weather and system readiness...


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