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The retired space shuttle Enterprise is officially on display at its new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum's new Space Shuttle Pavilion in New York.
The second of four NASA space shuttles arrived at its new home Wednesday aboard the flight deck of a World War II aircraft carrier on New York’s Hudson River where it will spend its retirement with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
NASA's planned flight to New York City of space shuttle Enterprise atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) has been postponed until further notice due to an unfavorable weather forecast for Monday, April 23.
Space shuttle Discovery found its way to its retirement facility on Thursday at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
Focuses on Bold New Era of Space Exploration
Workers recently began cutting and coating the first thermal protection system tiles – part of the heat shield that will protect an Orion spacecraft during an upcoming flight test which will simulate the re-entry speed and heating of returning from deep space.
Moving the high fidelity model of the space shuttle Dec. 10 called for an array of planning, about 100 people and a specialized trailer. It also called for the temporary removal of 18 light poles, four traffic signals and some signs.
Teams at NASA's Kennedy Space Center continue practicing rarely performed techniques for moving space shuttles among some of the nation's premier museums as next year's shuttle shuffle nears.
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden today issued this statement about the final landing of the Space Shuttle Program: "At today's final landing of the space shuttle, we had the rare opportunity to witness history.
There is at least one first involved with space shuttle Atlantisâ€™ STS-135 mission, a flight notable for its lasts: the crew is taking the first iPhone into space to help with experiments aboard the International Space Station.
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